Encouraging a Boost of Blue as a Smart Choice for American Diabetes Month

During American Diabetes Month, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is inspiring consumers to grab a boost of blue as part of an overall healthy diet. The American Diabetes Association notes that fruit can fit into a diabetes friendly meal plan, help to satisfy a sweet tooth and provide extra nutrition. Blueberries are a great way to combine natural sweetness with the added benefit of essential nutrients like fiber, manganese, vitamin C and vitamin K. [i] They’re a good source of fiber as well, containing 3.6 grams, and only 80 calories per serving (one cup, or a handful).

U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Details Strategic Plan Empowering Industry to ‘Make Blueberries the World’s Favorite Fruit’

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) today announced details around its recently approved 2021-2025 strategic plan, which charts an ambitious course to exponentially grow the volume and value of blueberries domestically and across the globe. The comprehensive plan explains how USHBC will lead demand-driving programs based on shared resources, research and insights that inspire possibilities and sustain the profitable growth of the blueberry industry – ultimately uniting industry stakeholders to work together toward making blueberries the world’s favorite fruit. 

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council Announces Expansion Plans in India to Boost Consumer Health and Nutrition

While the United States has committed to boosting India’s efforts to vaccinate as many people as quickly as possible, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is doing its part to encourage consumption of blueberries as part of an everyday healthy diet.

Nominations for Regional Member, Importer, Exporter and Public Member Positions Are Now Open

February 19, 2021 US Highbush Bluueberry Council

USHBC is seeking nominees to fill regional member and alternate positions. Potential nominees are required to complete a USHBC nomination application and forward their application to the USHBC office no later than March 5, 2021.

Celebrate American Heart Month with a Boost of Blue(berries)

During American Heart Month, the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) is encouraging consumers to grab a boost of blue. In addition to an overall healthy diet and lifestyle, enjoying blueberries (fresh and frozen) is one of the small, daily choices that may add up to support heart health.