Real Dried Blueberries – India

USHBC work in the India market has driven tens of new consumer-packed dried blueberries to Market! What’s next — Companies like Gourmania are proudly displaying the Blueberry Real Seal on pack.

We remember back in 2010 when Indian importers told us we would never sell dried blueberries to India due to the high price! In 2018 value soared above $1 million. We are ahead of the pace in 2019!


India Bakery Exposition – Chennai

Bakery Expo was a big event this year for USHBC FoodTech activity in India.  This year, nine (9) importers and distributors attended and shared space at this annual event.  Bakers from throughout India visited the booth and of course ask: “Where can you buy USA blueberries.”  Well, step right up.

The booth was specially constructed to provide exposition space for suppliers along with a common area.

The whole sales cycle was completed and a the USA blueberry suppliers were very thankful for the opportunity to participate.

Above: here is the group of USA blueberry suppliers at the show.

Below: Meet the “Big Boss” from the Tamilnadu Bakers Association.

Below: Brisk Traffic at the USA Blueberry booth


Bollywood Meets Blueberries

USA Blueberry India Brain Trust Don Vanderwerken (Blueberry Grower Mississippi) , Raj Kapoor (USHBC FoodTech)  and Dinesh Shinde (Fruit importer and distributor).

February 4, 2019 – Mumbai.  USA Blueberries have gone big time in India.  USHBC participated in  Salute to Bollywood promotion a trendy club in the center of the Indian movie industry “Bollywood.”  New drink concepts were created for the event which drew the A list of Bollywood stars.  The event was hosted by Anusaya, a pioneer fresh and processed blueberry importer in India.  The event was also hosted by one of the most prominent Bollywood choreographers — Raajeiv Khinchi.  As a result, attending food, beverage and entertainment bloggers posted positive reports on the event and celebrity comments of the love of blueberries!

Delicious drinks made with frozen blueberries!