Nutritional Facts of Fruit



Major Growing Areas

Blueberries, sometimes also called huckleberries, whortleberries and bilberries, are mainly grown in North America, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Mexico and Chile. In recent years, they have also been grown in Asian countries such as China and Japan.


The better known ones are rabbiteye blueberries, lowbush blueberries, highbush blueberries and hairy-fruited blueberries.

Nutritional Values

Blueberries are rich in anthocyanins, a natural antioxidant that can reduce cell damages caused by free radicals and help prevent diseases.

Per 100 g (Approx. over half bowl of blueberries)
Energy 57 kcal
Sugar 10.0 g
Vitamin C 9.7 mg
Dietary Fibre 2.4 g

Buying Tips

It is advisable to choose plump, firm blueberries that have natural wax on the surface. A blueberry is not fresh if its skin is wrinkled and shrunken. For storage, blueberries should be refrigerated to keep out moisture. To prevent blueberries from going bad after getting wet, they should be rinsed only right before consumption.

Interesting Titbits

Blueberries can be eaten fresh and used for making jelly, jam and a variety of desserts. They are the main ingredient in many snacks and gourmet foods.

One Serving of Fruit is Equivalent to:

½ bowl of blueberries

Remark: One bowl = 250 – 300 ml

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