Did You Know? Blueberry Factoids
Emerging research suggests flavonoids found in blueberries may improve…
Date when Irish people offer baskets of blueberries to their sweethearts to mark Lammas Day, a fertility festival.
Blueberries are good for your…
Eyes, cardiovascular system, blood sugar, brain
Blueberries are native to North America
Home of the first commercial crop, in 1916.
They are SUPER
Blueberries are 1 of 10 Super Foods
Rank in U.S. berry consumption (Strawberries are #1)
A water-soluble vacuolar pigment that makes blueberries blue
Number of lined up berries in 1 mile.*
The name Native Americans used because the blossom end is a five-pointed star.
How many berries a mature plant may produce
account for over 98% of U.S. commercial production (in rank order):
The Percent Daily Value of Vitamin C in 1 cup of blueberries
The number of calories in 1 cup
Years for a plant to reach full production
How many years ago botanists estimate blueberries appeared