Wild Blueberries in the News

  • March 28, 2018

    Here’s why TODAY is wild about Wild Blueberries.

    TODAY Show (NBC)

    Eating for Longevity: As part of its three-part series exploring foods that promote longevity, The TODAY Show featured Wild Blueberries for their unique, health-boosting properties and literally went WILD for Wild Blueberries.

  • October 16, 2017

    New Study Highlights Wild Blueberry’s Benefits on Children’s Brains


    The Maine wild blueberry industry announces a new British study published in Food & Function that shows consuming a flavonoid-rich wild blueberry beverage may help a part of the brain that manages time and attention work more efficiently in children.

  • October 13, 2017

    Wild Blueberries may improve attention in children following double blind trial


    In a study published in Food & Function, children who consumed a drink containing wild blueberries had a 9% quicker reaction time on the executive function test without sacrificing accuracy. This trial marks the first time researchers have seen the positive impact that flavonoids can have on the executive function of children.

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Press Releases

  • March 28, 2018

    NBC TODAY Show Goes WILD!

    Did you know that incorporating a half cup of frozen Wild Blueberries into your diet each day may help you live longer? Recently, the TODAY Show featured three foods that may increase longevity; rye from Sweden, olives and olive oil from Cyprus, and our favorite superfruit, Wild Blueberries. 

  • December 28, 2017

    Wild Blueberry School Foodservice Program Expands

    According to the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service sales data, the Commission’s national Wild Blueberry School Foodservice Program increased sales by 57 percent in 2017, expanding from 1.18 million pounds sold in 2016 to 2.78 million pounds sold in 2017.

  • October 13, 2017

    Can Flavonoids Affect Our Kids’ Brains?

    New Study Links Flavonoid-Rich Wild Blueberry Consumption with Enhanced Executive Function in Youth

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