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2015-04-15 23:08:02

The Wild Blueberry Association of North America highlights two University of Maine studies, which reveal that a diet containing Wild Blueberries may positively impact certain characteristics of

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2015-04-14 11:44:15

Blueberries have earned the “superfood” label for being a low-calorie product that is high in nutritional value (especially antixoxidants), and now a recent study indicates that the fruit may also potentially help treat individuals affected by post-traumatic stress disorder.

2015-03-03 16:25:54

BUENA PARK, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Knott's delicious roots during the Boysenberry Festival, March 28 - April 12, in the theme park's historic Ghost Town.

2015-01-13 08:24:38

Strawberry Farmers Dedicated to Finding Sustainable Alternatives WATSONVILLE, Calif., Jan.

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2014-11-23 03:00:45

Blueberries are super stars among health food advocates, who tout the fruit for not only promoting heart health, better memory and digestion, but also for improving night vision. Scientists have taken a closer look at this latter claim and have found reason to doubt that the popular berry helps most healthy people see better in the dark.

2014-09-29 23:12:30

Health Food Emporium is happy to announce that MegaFood has just released Acute Defense, an immunity boosting powder, just in time for flu season. (PRWEB) September

2014-07-09 08:29:20

Naturally-Enriched with Whole Food Ingredients, Fruit PLUS Vitamins(TM) to Offer More Than 100 Percent Daily Value of Six Key Vitamins PHOENIX, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inventure Foods,

2014-07-01 23:03:13

Easy to grow and requiring little care, BrazelBerries thrive in containers on patios, decks and balconies. Lowell, OR (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Fresh blueberries

2014-06-29 23:00:32

BerriHealth launches the first in a line of new fiber products, blending berry powders from their Oregon farm with organic psyllium to make great-tasting and healthy fiber without artificial colors,


Latest Berries Reference Libraries

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

European Barberry, Berberis vulgaris
2014-01-12 06:53:32

Berberis is a genus of plant with about 500 species. They are largely evergreen shrubs that measure 3 to 18 feet tall. Several species have become popular garden shrubs, known for features such as its ornamental leaves. Berberis is characterized by dimorphic (having separate male and female) shoots. The long shoots form the structure of the plant while the smaller short shoots measure just .04 to .08 inches long. The leaves on its long shoots have three-spined thorns. From the bud of each...

Hardy kiwi, Actinidia arguta
2014-01-04 14:34:30

Actinidia arguta is a very hardy, perennial vine species. The plant produces a small fruit that gives the species its common names: Hardy kiwifruit, Kiwi berry, Arctic kiwi, Baby kiwi, Desert kiwi, Grape kiwi, Northern kiwi and Cocktail kiwi. A. arguta is a member of the Actinidiaceae family. The plant can be found growing in Japan, Korea, Northern China and Russian Siberia. A. arguta fruits are edible and don’t require peeling. Its fruit is typically the size of a berry or grape and it...

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2009-04-23 11:33:39

Darwin's Barberry (Berberis darwinii) is a species of Barberry native to southern South America in southern Chile and adjacent southwestern Argentina. It is categorized in the family Berberidaceae. It is a dense branched, thorny evergreen shrub reaching heights of 3 to 4 yards tall. The branches begin at ground level and are crowded with small oval shaped leaves. The leaves are less usually just under an inch long and a quarter of an inch broad, with a spiny margin. They are arranged...

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