Wild vs. Cultivated
Wild blueberries are far superior to farm grown cultivated blueberries in both taste and health benefits. This is because wild blueberries are genetically diverse. A handful contains several different varieties of wild blueberries, packing a powerful punch and delivering an intense flavor that cannot be mistaken. They are perfect for pies, smoothies, yogurts, jams, muffins, ice cream and so much more.
This amazing little fruit also has incredible health benefits including high levels of bionutrients and high antioxidant capacity. This is why wild blueberries are considered nature’s superfood.
Wild has 2X the Antioxidants of Cultivated Blueberries
Wild Blueberries combat stress in the wild by producing powerful phytonutrients like anthocyanins to protect themselves. These natural plant compounds help protect us from inflammation and chronic disease.
Wild has 72% more fiber and 32% less sugar per serving than cultivated.
Wild provides 25% more servings in every pound and more berries in every cup than cultivated blueberries.
The smaller Wild Blueberries mean better distribution of whole fruit in baking, cooking and product applications.
More berries per bite mean more visual, taste and value appeal for consumers.
Why should you include wild blueberries in your products?
A study by Wild Blueberry Association of North America found that by SIMPLY SELECTING AND CALLING OUT ‘WILD BLUEBERRIES’ VS BLUEBERRIES ON A PACKAGE CAN MAKE CONSUMERS…
MORE APT TO BUY
Up to 70% more likely to buy products containing Wild Blueberries
Up to 73% would buy more of a product if it contained Wild Blueberries
Up to 64% reported they would pay a premium for products containing Wild Blueberries
Go Wild. Allen’s Wild.