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Floridas Blueberries are the first to ripen in North America, with a harvesting time beginning in late March or early April.

Florida Blueberries have an extended shelf life of up to three weeks.

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When are Florida blueberries in season?
Florida blueberries are available from your favorite grocer or market from March through June.

What should you look for when buying blueberries?
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Look for the Fresh from Florida label -- this ensures that the blueberries are large, fresh and full of flavor! Florida Blueberries are large and flavorful with good bloom and irresistible eye-appeal.

Why Buy Florida Blueberries?

  • Florida Blueberries are hand-picked fresh and shipped within 24 hours.
  • Florida Blueberries are fresh, not placed in a controlled atmosphere, gassed or kept in storage.
  • Florida Blueberries are typically large, flavorfully sweet, and firm.
  • Blueberries lead the list of antioxidant foods. Antioxidants have been attributed with playing a major role in improving health.

How should you store Florida Blueberries after you have purchased them?

  • Keep moisture to a minimum.
  • Handle your blueberries with care, touching them as little as possible.
  • Refrigerate as soon as possible.

Did You Know?

  • Blueberries are the third most popular fruit in the United States.
  • Blueberries contain more Vitamin A than any other berry.
  • Florida Blueberries are a good source of fiber, iron, potassium and Vitamin C.
  • Florida Blueberries have been noted for their high antioxidant activity.

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