Blueberry Council Selects Sterling-Rice Group to Lead Foodservice

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) has contracted with the Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) to lead its integrated foodservice marketing and promotional activities for the council and the blueberry industry.

Alicia Adler Joins USHBC, NABC as Vice President

Adler brings a wealth of experience to her new role, both in writing grant proposals and developing export markets.

Blueberries’ Potential Health Benefits: Evidence Reviewed in New Paper

The paper acknowledges that while more clinical research is needed, the ways is which blueberry consumption contributes to a healthy diet are becoming more clear.

North American Blueberry Council and U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Welcome Kasey Cronquist as New President

The North American Blueberry Council (NABC) and U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) have named Kasey Cronquist as the new president, effective July 29, 2019. The Council’s current executive director, Mark Villata, is set to retire at the end of the year.

New Research Examines Blueberries’ Effect on Cardiometabolic Health in Adults With Metabolic Syndrome

The study, “Blueberries improve biomarkers of cardiometabolic function in participants with metabolic syndrome – results from a 6-month, double blind, randomized controlled trial,” was conducted at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom in collaboration with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and other UK institutions.