USHBC Patron Study Showcases Consumer Demand for Blueberries at Foodservice

The best way to understand what foodservice patrons want to see on menus is to ask them. So, we did! USHBC surveyed 1,000+ consumers to get a better understanding of how they want to see blueberries menued across all types of restaurants. 

This Pie Takes the $10,000 Prize: America’s Best Blueberry Pie Winner Announced

As the crowning touch to National Blueberry Month, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) today announced the winners of the America’s Best Blueberry Pie Contest. USHBC received an impressive 234 blueberry pie recipes in 29 days from blueberry fans across the nation. Tieghan Gerard, the New York Times best-selling author of two cookbooks and the Half Baked Harvest blog, served as the final judge, selecting the three winners.

USHBC and Pagoda Celebrate the Arrival of USA Fresh Blueberries in China

After years of hard work and bilateral negotiation, consumers in China can finally enjoy fresh blueberries from the United States—the birthplace of modern blueberry cultivation.

Michigan Blueberry Grower Shelly Hartmann Named Chair of USHBC

Michigan blueberry grower Shelly Hartmann has been named chair of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC). Hartmann, who co-owns True Blue Farms with her husband Dennis, succeeds Chris Barnhill of North Carolina.

Berry People’s Peruvian Blueberries Provide Consistent Volumes and Quality Through Upcoming Late Summer and Fall-Winter Seasons

July 15, 2021 Berry People

Once the North American blueberry season wanes, Peru’s long growing season, steady climate and greenhouse-like growing conditions will provide retailers and consumers with a trustworthy and constant volume of high-quality blueberries.