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Blueberry Fun Facts

  • The blueberry is one of the very few truly blue foods on earth.
  • Native Americans historically prized the blueberry as a medicine for coughs, a dye and a flavoring agent for meat.
  • A beverage made of blueberries was a staple food of Civil War soldiers.
  • 90% of the world's blueberries are grown in North America.
  • The blueberry muffin has been named the official State Muffin of Minnesota.
  • The biggest foreign market for North American blueberries is Japan.