Wild Blueberries in the News

  • August 22, 2016

    Why You Need Wild Blueberries in Your Life

    WCSH 6 News Center

    Did you know that Wild Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat? They have double the antioxidants of regular blueberries, twice the fiber, and eight times the manganese. Because they are WILD, they have never been hybridized. Watch Nutrition Advisor Kit Broihier show us all the different ways you can use frozen Wild Blueberries in your daily meals, starting with smoothies.

  • July 29, 2016

    What you may not know about blueberries plus a smoothie recipe you’re sure to love

    Bangor Daily News

    Explore the differences between wild blueberries and regular cultivated blueberries and find out what makes the wild ones so special. Plus, enjoy a delicious, healthy wild blueberry smoothie recipe this summer courtesy of the Wild Blueberry Association of North America.

  • July 6, 2016

    Anatomy of a Food Trend: Are Wild Maine Blueberries the Next Big Thing?


    In June, the East Coast’s most well-known fast-casual lobster roll restaurant introduced a new offering for summer. The Wild Blue Salad at Luke’s Lobster includes a lobster tail on top of arugula, roasted sunflower seeds, cannellini beans, shredded red cabbage — and a pile of tart, juicy wild Maine blueberries.

  • April 12, 2016

    Consumer Taste for Unaltered Foods Could Fuel Next Generation of Product Development


    The idea of using food to improve personal health has fueled consumer interest in less processed, authentic food and has spurred the surge in food trends like organic, GMO-free, paleo, and all-natural.

  • April 5, 2016

    Is EatingWild the Next ‘Real Foods’ Trend?

    Prepared Foods

    Consumer taste for unaltered foods could fuel next generation of product development

    As large restaurant chains and packaged food companies scramble to meet the demands of today’s health conscious consumers, another food trend is emerging. According to Portland Marketing Analytics, a Maine based marketing research firm, “Wild foods are about to crash onto the American stage…”

  • April 5, 2016

    Are wildfoods the next trend?

    Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

    This study shows that “wild” resonates with all consumers when considering health and taste benefits. The idea of using food to improve personal health has fueled consumer interest in less processed, authentic food and has spurred the surge in food trends like organic, GMO-free, paleo, and all-natural and now another food trend is emerging…

  • March 9, 2016

    Healthy Fruits You Haven’t Tried Yet


    Many of us tend to keep the same fruits on rotation. While a diet rich in produce can lower your risk of heart disease and certain cancers, it’s important to get a variety of nutrients from the foods we eat. Add more colorful produce to your day by trying these delicious, healthy, and unexpected varieties.

  • February 29, 2016

    7 Good Carbs for Diabetes Nutritionists Want You to Eat

    Reader's Digest

    If you have diabetes, you can (and should) eat carbs. The key: eating proper portions and choosing carbs that will help control blood sugar. Healthy carbs, like Wild Blueberries, are especially helpful for diabetics.

  • January 26, 2016

    A Fun New Way to Eat Smoothies


    A hot trend sweeping Pinterest, the smoothie bowl is thicker than regular drinkable smoothies, so it can stand up to being eaten with a spoon and topped with all kinds of extras, like fresh fruit, nuts, seeds, granola, crushed graham crackers, and dried coconut.

  • November 20, 2015

    4 Brain Foods for Kids


    In a new study published in the European Journal of Nutrition, kids ages 7-10 did better on tests of memory and attention, including recalling words from a list and ignoring distractions, after drinking a beverage made with wild blueberries than they did when they had a placebo drink.