All About Blueberry

Latin name : Vaccinium myrtillus L/Vaccinium corymbosum L

Native to North America the blueberry is sweet but slightly acidic in taste.

Bearing fruit in the middle of the growing season the blueberry crop is more susceptible to adverse weather conditions resulting in varying crop sizes from year to year.

Fruit fact...

Over 4000 new products containing blueberry were launched in the UK market in 2010 alone.

Times of harvest

Northern Hemisphere

August, September

Significant countries of origin

U.S.A., Canada, North Europe, Chile