The blueberry is blue black in colour with a dull, matte surface. The blueberry is not a blackcurrant, that is a different species. Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and are an easy snack, ideal for on the go.
Blueberries are very versatile. They are delicious for breakfast with yoghurt, for example. You can also use raspberries in salads, desserts and cakes.
Blueberries have their origin in North America. Our blueberries come from all over the world: the Netherlands, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay, Spain, Morocco, Germany and France.
Blueberries have a crispy bite, a juicy texture and have a sweet taste.
Be careful if you want to wash blueberries, they are very delicate. If you wash them, do so just before you eat them. You can eat blueberries as a snack, as a tasty addition to your breakfast or salad and in dishes such as cakes and desserts.
Keep blueberries spread on a plate in the fridge, they will keep for longer.
Blueberries are also delicious in a tasty smoothie!
Blueberries are low in calories, high in fibre and bursting with antioxidants.
Antioxidants protect against free radicals. These are aggressive substances that can cause damage to cells and tissues.
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