British berry production reaches GBP1bn.

British berry production has now reached GBP1bn, thanks largely to a non stop campaign promoting the health benefits which has filtered through to a large section of the population. Whereas the star of the show is the blueberry which has seen sales by value increase by 22.4 percent this year over 2014, other berries […]

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Blueberry prices close to EUR100 per kilo!

High blueberry prices in New Zealand mean that many supermarkets are selling a 125gr. punnet for NZD15 (EUR9) and the prices in some shops has reached NZD20 (EUR12)! This puts the price at almost EUR100 per kilo!

Read more about it here :

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/73622033/blueberry-prices-leave-nz-buyers-blue-in-the-face

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Fresh blueberries now expensive

Bad weather in Argentina means that fresh blueberry supplies to Europe and North America are comparitively expensive at the moment although the price is likely to drop in the coming weeks.

According to the Argentinian Blueberry Committee, 89% of South American exports are from that country, with Chile and Peru taking up […]

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Blueberries aid multimillionaire’s sight!

Steve Hsu, 81, the former boss of Hong Kong-based Oak Maritime Group, has decided to start blueberry farming in his retirement after he came to the conclusion that eating a bowl of berries every morning whilst in Canada improved his eyesight!

The South China Morning Post has the story : http://www.scmp.com/news/china/money-wealth/article/1862049/retired-chinese-shipping-billionaire-cultivates-taste

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Study aims to improve blueberry taste

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences published the results on 17 September of a three year study which aimed to produce a tastier blueberry which would have the traits that American consumers desire.

The researches harvested 19 cultivars of blueberries and tested them in 30 panels at the University of Florida sensory […]

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British berry sales triple in ten years

The UK trade body British Summer Fruits has reported that sales of British strawberries, blackberries and blueberries will be over GBP1bn this year, an increase of more than three times what the figure was ten years ago. This figure is only for berries produced in the UK – it does not include imports (such […]

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Our juice was ‘invented’ this year!

We will be exhibiting at the Speciality and Fine Food Fair in London from 6 – 8 September 2015 our blueberry juice – a recently ‘invented’ product. Invented? Surely blueberry juice has been on the market for a long time? That is true, but to the best of my knowledge no-one has […]

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MacFrut exhibition, Rimini, Italy

Lifeberry will be exhibiting at the MacFrut exhibition in Rimini, Italy from 23 – 25 September 2015.

If you would like to arrange an appointment, either during the fair or after it, please either use the contact form or telephone Alan Heath on +48 502 159080.

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Speciality and Fine Food Fair, London

Lifeberry will be exhibiting at the Speciality and Fine Food Fair in London from 6 – 8 September 2015.

If you would like to arrange an appointment, either during the fair or after it, please either use the contact form or telephone Alan Heath on +48 502 159080 or +44 7963 066713 during the fair.

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