Michigan-Grown Blueberries

Michigan-Grown Blueberries

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In-season, fresh, ripe blueberries from Better Way Farms in South Haven, MI.

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Michigan blueberry facts:

-Michigan ranks third in growing blueberries, producing an average of 92 million pounds with more than 30 different varieties
-Michigan blueberries are grown, harvested and processed by 575 family farms
-Michigan blueberry production contributes nearly $132 million to the state’s economy
-More than 50 percent of Michigan blueberries are shipped to the fresh market, with the rest frozen, pureed, concentrated or canned for value-added products
-Allegan, Berrien, Muskegon, Ottawa and Van Buren counties comprise the state’s primary blueberry growing region
-Michigan has more than 20,000 acres devoted entirely to blueberries


    -Blueberries have only 80 calories per cup and virtually no fat
    -Blueberries have consistently been recognized as the fruit with the highest antioxidant activity
    -One serving contains almost 25% of the daily vitamin C requirements
    -Blueberries are also a good source of manganese, for bone development, dietary fiber, for heart health, and polyphenols which possess anti-inflammatory properties