Blueberries

Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine seeks grower members

Maine's Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) recently called for nominations for two new grower seats on the Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine. A 2019 statutory change to the Commission’s makeup added the positions. With... more »

Blueberry open house, trade show planned in North Carolina

Join the North Carolina Blueberry Council and North Carolina State University for the primary educational meeting for blueberry growers in the state and region. The 54th Annual Open House and Trade Show will be held... more »

Blueberries, pears among Amazon’s best-selling delivered groceries

Online sales giant Amazon recently released U.S.-only seasonal and year-end highlights of data from its shoppers in what it said was a record-breaking year and holiday season. Blueberries were among the best-selling items for grocery... more »

Thirteen appointed to the US Highbush Blueberry Council

The USDA on Dec. 23 announced the appointment of 13 members and 11 alternate members to serve on the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. The appointees will serve three-year terms from Jan. 1, 2020, to Dec.... more »

Blueberries are dietitians’ most-recommend fruit

A new survey revealed that blueberries are the No. 1 recommended fruit recommended by dieticians. The survey from the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC), in partnership with Today’s Dietitian magazine, found that 86% of the... more »

2018 New York state pricing information of local berries

In 2019, Cornell Food Industry Management Program in conjunction with the NYS Berry Growers Association distributed a berry pricing survey to commercial berry growers across New York state. The survey collected 2018 price information so... more »

Bee Vectoring Technologies closes deals with 10 Georgia blueberry growers

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc.  has closed a total of 10 deals with blueberry growers in Georgia for the upcoming growing season: this includes eight new growers and two previously announced growers. These producers will be... more »

USHBC selects Sterling-Rice Group to lead food service program

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) has named the Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) as its agency of record with responsibility for integrated food service marketing and promotional activities for the council and the blueberry industry. SRG... more »


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