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Certified Organic Frozen Wild Blueberries from Canada / Sweden (1kg)

Horizon Farms

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Please note that we have now also sourced the same certified organic wild blueberries from Sweden as well as Canada. The Canadian wild blueberries are sweeter and a bit larger in size, while the Swedish wild blueberries are smaller and more tart. Both versions are of the same high quality and weight.

These are not your regular cultivated blueberries. These are the better wild blueberries. 1kg (2.2lbs) of fresh frozen and 100% certified organic from either Canada or Sweden - both with very high standards. ACO certified organic, also Japan certified organic JAS, fresh frozen from the country of origin. All hand-picked, washed and individually flash-frozen (IQF) right after harvest for freshness.

Wild blueberries are true antioxidant bombs. They contain twice the antioxidant capacity compared to regular cultivated blueberries and are all-in-all the better choice. Wild blueberries are naturally low in fat and high in fiber. Also a great source of manganese. Is that it? No there is more, see how wild blueberries perform better than regular blueberries:

Antioxidant capacity Due to their smaller size, wild blueberries contain more antioxidants per serving due to a higher skin to pulp ratio. 

Taste

Wild blueberries are genetically diverse with hundreds of naturally occurring varieties. Wild blueberries have a unique and complex flavor. Regular blueberries are cultivated and have a narrow genetic pool and are therefore of consistent ordinary taste and size.
Size Size matters! Wild blueberries are smaller and have therefore less water content. You get more blueberries per pound. 
Performance Wild blueberries hold their shape, texture, and color through baking and a variety of manufacturing processes. Also, smaller berries freeze better and therefore stay fresher.

 

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About Certified Organic

This product is certified Japan Agricultural Standard Organic (JAS) - both in the country of origin and Japan. Japan has one of the world's strictest organic certification standards. But what does certified organic mean when it comes to fruits and vegetables?

✔ Free of harmful synthetic chemical inputs such as fertilizer, pesticides or any food additives.

✔ Free of genetically modified seeds (non-GMO)

✔ The farmland and soil in use are free of any chemical treatments.

✔ Organic produce is heavily regulated. Producers and importers are checked and inspected by governmental bodies or certified third parties. Organic certification requires detailed bookkeeping and documentation for 100% tracability. "Certified organic" is a protected word and the use is legally restricted.

✔ Organic farming is a more sustainable when it comes to holistic food production. The lack of harmful pesticides is better for the environment.

✔ Organic produce comes mostly from family-owned farms that own smaller acres of organic land.

It is also important to mention that organic produce is more cost-intensive. Organic farming has lower yields compared to conventional farming and is oftentimes more labor-intensive as well. Additionally, organic certification and auditions require annual fees for producers, exporters, and importers resulting in higher prices for the end consumers.

 

Contents

Contents 1 pack
Weight 1kg (2.2lbs)
Package Dimensions 16 x 9 x 30cm (6.2" x 3.5" x 11.8")


Shipping & Handling

Shipping Shipping and delivery is frozen
Handling Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
Expiration Check product label, usually more than 12 months.


Details

Ingredients Organic wild blueberries
Packaging Resealable food grade aluminum pouch
Country of Origin Canada or Sweden, please check product label
Importer
Check product label
Organic Certificates Organic Japan Agricultural Standard (JAS) - Certificate Number: Bureau Veritas HWJP1390

Organic Japan Agricultural Standard (JAS) - Certificate Number: UNY-02081101
Other Please note that there may be some loss in shape, insect bites, scratches, or mold on the inside that cannot be seen during visual inspections, but they are not harmful and can be removed. Thank you for your understanding.
Nutritional Facts Based on 1 cup, 100g serving size
※These are only approximate values. Please refer to product label.

Calories: 51kcal
Protein: 1.0g
Total Fat: 1.0g
Total Carbohydrate: 13.8g
-Sugars: 13.0g
Sodium: 0mg
Vitamin C: 9mg

Customer Reviews

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Manolescu C.
The best blueberries

I love these blueberries so much,I use them every day in my smoothie,oatmeal,deserts and I also give it to my dogs as a snack😋

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Repeat Order

Always purchasing certified organic blueberries from here. Loved it for smoothies or chia seeds pudding.
Will order it again before my stock runs out.

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Yahoo
Recommended

Translated from Japanese: My favorite. I buy them every time before I run out, so I don't know how many times I have bought them already.

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Yahoo

Translated from Japanese: I eat them every day without fail. They’re delicious with yogurt and honey.

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Translated from Japanese: I’m glad I bought this product because it’s large in quantity and tastes great. I bought it to eat with yogurt.