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USHBC awarded $1.3MM from Regional Agricultural Promotion Program

- General News
The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is pleased to have been awarded $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture’s Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (RAPP) to expand export opportunities for U.S.A. blueberries.

AC Foods introduces regenerative organic blueberries

- General News
Leader in regenerative agriculture, AC Foods, is proud to welcome betterful, a line of Regenerative Organic Certified blueberries, to the market.

USHBC launches retail shopper marketing campaign

- General News
The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) has launched an innovative shopper marketing and consumer campaign to drive incremental sales increases and volume of fresh and frozen blueberries at retail.

Blueberries picked as official fruit of Major League Pickleball

- General News
Blueberries’ partnership with MLP encompasses a comprehensive national marketing promotions program that spans 11 events across the country.

Oppy and G&M Farms unveil proprietary jumbo and pink blueberry varieties

- General News
Both developed by horticulture professor Dr. Scott NeSmith of the University of Georgia and grown by G&M Farms in Fresno County, California, the brands redefine the traditional blueberry experience with their distinctive flavors, sizes and visual appeal.

ProduceIQ: Wind challenges golfers and growers alike

- Featured
Blistering winds whipped through growing regions on the West Coast and Southeast as separate fronts brought rain and cooler weather to California, Arizona, and parts of the Southeast.

USHBC names chair of promotions committee

- General News
Brian Bocock, vice president of product management at Naturipe Farms, has recently been appointed chair of the USHBC Promotion Committee.

Peru remains blueberry export leader despite drop in 2023-24

- International
In the 2023/2024 campaign, Peru exported 222,000 tons of fresh blueberries, showing a decrease of 22 percent compared to the 286,000 tons shipped in the previous campaign

Chilean fresh fruit exports reach record figures at the beginning of 2024

- International
Chilean fresh peach and nectarine exports registered record figures in February, with $72 million and an increase of 18.7 percent over February 2023, according to figures from ProChile

California Giant forecasts strong domestic blueberry supplies

- General News
It’s a bountiful spring of blueberries for California Giant Berry Farms, as the company forecasts significant volumes of domestic blueberries ahead.