Blueberries, America’s Favorite Blue Superfood!
For more than 70 years North Carolina’s blueberries have been a favorite in the American diet. America’s native fruit is also America’s #1 berry! The North Carolina Blueberry Council’s mission is to help you find more ways to enjoy blueberries! Explore our website for fun and tasty blueberry recipes! We also have up to date tips on cooking, drying and freezing blueberries for year around enjoyment! The North Carolina Blueberry Council, Inc. is always searching for of new ways to use the super blue berry on blueberries to share. Check in often as we also keep an eye out for new ways to work blueberries into your life!
Blueberries are unique to North America, a staple in the diets of people indigenous to the northeast and an important food source for early pioneers. Many historians believe that Sautauthig, a simple pudding made with blueberries, cracked corn and water, was part of the first Thanksgiving meal! On our website, you will find many blueberry recipes, including one for a modern version of Sautauthig!
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The North Carolina Blueberry Council, Inc. is a member of the US High Bush Blueberry Council.