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4 Facts About Fresh Blueberries in Stores Now


Did you know?

  1. They’re in season. You know those plump, juicy berries you’ve come to know and love during the summer? Well, those same blueberry varieties are in season all. year. round. which means it’s a quick stop by your local market for fresh blueberries at any time of year.HEROBlueberry Turkey Wellington (3) - Copy
  1. They’re still a summer berry. While some of us here in the U.S. are feeling the chill, our friends in South America are enjoying sunny summer skies that create ideal growing conditions for our favorite little berries.
  1. They’re packed with important nutrients. One cup of blueberries contains just 80 calories and 3.6 grams of fiber, making them a smart and fulfilling snack that, lucky for us, is available all year.
  1. Their flavor can enhance your favorite wintery dishes. Of course blueberries are delicious in summery smoothies and at any backyard barbeques, but they’re also the icing on top of a hot bowl of oatmeal and play nicely with the savory, good-for-your-soul kind of dinner dishes.

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