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Are blueberries healthy?

Blueberries are sweet, nutritious and delicious making them a great choice for your morning smoothie.


Not only are they packed full of nutrients but they are also low in calories and fat too.

Did you know that just one cup serving has just under 40 calories and virtually no fat?


Blueberries are a good source of fibre, Vitamin E and Vitamin C. Just one serve delivers almost 25% of one's daily Vitamin C requirement. Vitamin C is one of nature's most powerful antioxidants. If part of a healthy, varied diet, Vitamin C can help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.


Vitamin C is also recognised for these health benefits:

  • Contributes to the normal immune system function

  • Contributes to iron absorption from food

  • Necessary for normal connective tissue structure and function

  • Necessary for normal blood vessel structure and function

  • Contributes to cell protection from free radical damage

  • Necessary for normal neurological function

  • Contributes to normal growth and development

  • Contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal structure of cartilage and bones

  • Contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of teeth and gums

  • Contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of skin

  • Contributes to normal energy metabolism

  • Contributes to normal psychological function

  • Contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

  • Contributes to iron absorption from food

  • Necessary for normal connective tissue structure and function

  • Necessary for normal blood vessel structure and function

  • Contributes to cell protection from free radical damage

  • Necessary for normal neurological function

  • Contributes to normal growth and development

  • Contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal structure of cartilage and bones

  • Contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of teeth and gums

  • Contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of skin

  • Contributes to normal energy metabolism

  • Contributes to normal psychological function

  • Contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

Blueberries are so versatile to add to your diet. One of the most popular ways to consumer blueberries is in the classic Blueberry muffin.


Our frozen Blueberries are available year round in New Zealand from New World, Fresh Choice, Moore Wilson, Bidfood, Trent's and Gilmours.


We have proudly sourced our blueberries from the British Columbia region in Canada for over 25 years. The Climate, soil, environment and passion the regions generation of growers has comes together to produce the best blueberries in the world. If you would like to learn more about the delicious benefits BC Blueberries have to offer you can learn more here.


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Why do you import the bb from Canada, while NZ grown bb are as good or better because they are grown in NZ. I have very good experiences with OBB organic berries grown in Omaha. Like to hear your explanation for this, thank you:}

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Michelle Manson
Michelle Manson
08. Juni 2021
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Hi Christa, Many thanks for your message. Our berry fruits come from wherever the best quality grows.

Demand from our range grew quickly after launching in the early 1980’s so we partnered up with the best growers around the world. We rely on a range of different supply sources in growing regions around the world. This allows us both to guarantee the very highest reliability of deliver and to compensate for fluctuations in harvests.

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