mirtilli

MAIN MARKETED VARIETIES:
Duke and others

MATURATION:
June 1 – August 15

MARKETING:
June 1 – August 20

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ORIGINS:
North America

THE FRUIT:
Globular berry of a charming bluish color, rich in wax bloom

FLAVOR:
Aromatic, with good organoleptic features.
On average the fruit contains 25 calories per 100 grams of weight

HEALTH BENEFITS:
The blueberry contains numerous active ingredients, including anthocyanins and flavonoids (important antioxidants that neutralize free radicals), vitamins A and C, citric and malic acids, myrtillin and mineral salts. The skin is rich in tannins that have antiseptic and astringent properties. Moreover they are anti-inflammatory, useful in fighting stress, reinforcing the immune system and are a valuable aid to good blood circulation and eyesight.