Coming Soon: Philippine Grown Blueberries

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MindaNews: Dolefil testing blueberry production ni SouthCot
GMA News: Blueberries from Polomolok? Dole-Phils eyes plantation

According to the news articles above, Dole Philippines, who already owns pineapple and banana plantations in Mindanao, Philippines is considering growing blueberries. This is good news since this is an expensive fruit which would give more job opportunities in Mindanao.

I am expecting that blueberries would finally be available in local supermarkets. Right now, there are about a handful of stores in Metro Manila that sell frozen blue berries. In New Zealand its available in almost all supermarkets when in season.

You can read more about blueberries from the following links:
Wikipedia: Blueberry
US Highbush Blueberry Council: Blueberries Health
The Guardian UK: US scientist points to blueberry health benefits

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