Blueberries

Crunchy and popular!

Blueberries have been growing in popularity for years and this is plain to see on the fruit shelf. As a result of various health claims, consumer popularity has increased significantly. They taste fresh and sweet and have a crunchy bite. The colour is dark blue to purple-black, with a matte skin and transparent flesh.

Availability

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Country Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Morocco Morocco Good availability Good availability Good availability Good availability Available
Peru Peru Good availability Available Available Available Good availability Good availability Good availability Good availability
Chile Chile Good availability Good availability
Spain Spain Low availability Good availability Good availability Good availability Good availability
Portugal Portugal Low availability Good availability Good availability Good availability Good availability
South Africa South Africa Good availability Good availability Good availability
Poland Poland Good availability Good availability Available
Eastern Europe Eastern Europe Good availability Good availability Available Available Low availability Low availability
                       

Growing and harvesting

Handpicked

We source our blueberries from different parts of the world. They grow the fastest in Peru, where they can be harvested within a year of planting. In other parts of the world, this takes two to three years.

The berry bush is part of the heather family and can reach a height of about two metres. Blueberries grow in clusters. Harvesting is done carefully by hand. The berries are sorted for quality and size. After packing and cooling, the pallets are sent straight to Berries Pride.

Packaging options

Also tailor-made

EAT ME is our well-known premium brand, with an extensive range of packaging options. The packaging varies from plastic or cardboard trays of 125 grams (per package of 12 x 125 grams) to plastic buckets of 500 grams.

We set various preconditions for each type of packaging. We want to maintain product quality, attractiveness and sustainability as much as possible. We also like to develop tailor-made packaging together with our customers. Learn more? Michael Aagaard will be happy to discuss the possibilities.

To continue to respond to the changing market, we will soon be launching a sustainable packaging line for all our berries. Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

Storage advice

For the best berry flavour

  • Transport Refrigerated storage and transport are essential. Blueberries prefer a temperature between 2 and 4˚C.
  • The perfect location in-store is the refrigerator.

Nutritional value

Per 100 grams

Energy: 52 kcal/219kJ. Fat: 0.0g saturated fatty acids 0.0g. Carbohydrates: 11g. Protein: 0.7g. Salt: <0.01g. Dietary fibre: 2.4g. Percentage of daily reference intake: Vitamin K 26% 19.3 µg.

Blueberries are a source of vitamin K, which contributes to normal blood clotting and supports the formation and maintenance of strong bones.

2.4g fibre
0g fat
10g sugars
52 kcal

Recipes

Inspiration & tips

For the most delicious breakfast
Sprinkle them on top of a bowl with yoghurt or oatmeal, or a delicious smoothie. The berries are also a popular ingredient for cakes and pies, like cheesecake or Pavlova. Also delicious and easy as a snack. Check out eatme.eu for recipes

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