Wild Blueberries are the #1 blueberry ingredient choice around the world, thanks to their many premium advantages. From better taste and performance to superior antioxidant capacity to natural “wild” appeal, there are many reasons food folks are going Wild.
See what top chefs from across the country have to say about the “Power of Wild”
Chefs know the value of a distinctive, premium ingredient like Wild Blueberries. Whether it’s creating new signature dishes or developing menu items with healthier properties, foodservice pros appreciate the versatility, color, taste, ease of handling and healthy aura that Wild Blueberries bring to the table. Check out our Recipes section for new ways to serve Wild Blueberries.
Many food service professionals are not aware that frozen Wild Blueberries deliver 25% more servings per pound than frozen regular blueberries.* So you not only get more berries in every cup, you get more cups in every case!
|Food As Purchased, AP||Purchase Unit||Servings Per Purchase Unit, EP||Serving Size per Meal Contribution||Purchase Units for 100 Servings|
|Blueberries, Wild Frozen||lb.||15||¼ cup||6.7 lbs.|
|Blueberries, Frozen||lb.||11.9||¼ cup||8.5 lbs|
Watch the video to learn why Wild Blueberries are Culinary Stars.
With their reputation as the Antioxidant Superfruit, Wild Blueberries are turning up in products of all kinds. From cereals and muffin mixes to jams and jellies, from teas and juices to yogurt, smoothies and ice cream, Wild Blueberry is an ingredient that adds taste, color and extra-healthy appeal. Learn more about wide range of forms, from powders and extracts to IQF frozen, available for your products.
Wild Blueberries have an intense flavor and juicy texture that bakers prefer. Smaller and more compact than larger, cultivated blueberries, the Wild Ones hold their shape, color and flavor, while keeping baked products moist. Wild Blueberries freeze perfectly, with quality and nutritional value intact. Plus, with twice as many berries per pound than larger cultivated blueberries, you get more berries in every muffin, pie, cake or bagel.
Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
The combination of more antioxidant capacity and authentic naturality makes Wild Blueberries the ideal functional food ingredient. Whether it’s defending against heart disease and cancer, promoting brain health, or reducing diabetes risk, Wild Blueberries deliver a health halo recognized worldwide.
Watch this video to learn more about these little blue Health Heroes.