The tiny yet mighty blueberries are loaded with the sweet tasty goodness you love

BerryWorld Blueberries

The blueberry, the tiny yet mighty berry

Blueberries, low in calories and high in nutrients, are the healthy eaters best friend but with a slightly tart yet mellow sweet flavor they taste great too.

Across the globe blueberries grow on a highbush, closely related to the cranberry and rhododendron, and are harvested throughout the summer months. 

Amongst other nutrients such as fibre, vitamin C and K, blueberries also contain anthocyanins, polyphenols and various phytochemicals which are being studied for their potential high antioxidant role in the human body. 

These sweet, juicy and delicately fragrant fruit are now cultivated and enjoyed throughout the world as they are widely appreciated for their huey-blue colour, firm texture and sweet taste. 

BerryWorld blueberries

The BerryWorld range of blueberries (BerryWorld, BerryWorld Jewel, BerryWorld Organic and BerryWorld Fresh) can be found at the following select stores:

When buying blueberries, look for plump, juicy, firm berries.The colour should be a deep blue and you will notice a ‘silvery’ bloom on the skin, this is a perfectly harmless part of the berry. Blueberries are ready ripened when you buy them.

Blueberry nutrition

  • Blueberries are low in calories and fat, high in fibre and are free from added sugar and artificial ingredients
  • Blueberries contain the antioxidant anthocyanidin which provides them with their deep blue colour
  • Blueberries are a source of vitamin C which contributes to maintaining the normal function of the immune system and contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Eating blueberries is one of the easiest ways to add nutrients to your diet because they’re packed with antioxidants, vitamin C and are high in fibre
  • Blueberries are low in calories, fat, saturates and salt, and are free from added sugar and artificial ingredients

Blueberry Nutrition per 100 g blueberries (about 10)

  • 57 kcal
  • 0.3g Fat
  • 14.5g Carbohydrate
  • 0.7g Protein
  • 2.4g Fibre
  • 10mg Vitamin C

Best blueberry recipes

Whether they’re effortlessly blended into breakfast, making your lunch lighter, or baked into delicious desserts, blueberries make a scrumptious and nutritious addition to just about any occasion. 

Here at BerryWorld we have created a host of tasty blueberry recipes especially for you to discover the richness and joy within the world of blueberries.

How to keep your blueberries fresh

Store blueberries in the fridge as soon as possible after purchase. Keep the punnet upright and handle carefully to avoid bruising.

It is important that blueberries are brought to room temperature before eating; this brings out the fullest flavours in the fruit.

Always wash your blueberries before you eat them. The best way to do this is to carefully place them into a colander, rinse under cold water and gently pat dry with kitchen towel

When are blueberries in season?

 
Chile
Available: January, February, March, April, December
Argentina
Available: October, November, December
South Africa
Available: January, September, October, November, December
Spain
Available: March, April, May, June, July
France & Italy
Available: June, July
UK
Available: June, July, August, September
Poland
Available: July, August, September
Peru
Available: September, October, November
Mexico
Available: January, February, March, April
Morocco
Available: March, April, May, June
Holland
Available: August, September, October
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