The Duke is a large, firm berry (almost crisp) with an excellent shelf life. Duke’s have a sweet flavor with the classic blueberry aftertaste. They are very nutritious and high in vitamins B and C.
Chandlers are the largest blueberry grown in the Fraser Valley, and as such have a great sweet flavour. They are very nutritious and high in vitamins B and C. When the Chandlers arrive you know it's a great time to start freezing cases of blueberries for the winter!
The Draper blueberry is a mid-season variety. The fruit is consistently large and uniform and is light blue in colour, firm with crisp flesh. The flavour is low acid and the fruit has a strong skin. All blueberries are very nutritious and high in vitamins B and C.
Elliotts are a northern highbush blueberry. The berries ripen in the late part of the blueberry harvest season and the size of the berries are medium to large with an excellent tart sweet flavour. They are very nutritious and high in vitamins B and C.
This is the latest variety grown by Berry Haven Farms, maturing 5 to 7 days after Elliot. The elliptic-shaped fruit is medium to large in size and dark blue in colour. The berry has medium firmness, with taste that is a little sweeter, less acidic than its Elliot parent. They are very nutritious and high in vitamins B and C.
From Berry Haven Farms, Abbotsford, BC
Running neck and neck with blackberries in terms of incredibly high levels of cancer fighting anti-oxidants, the particular anti-oxidants found in blueberries have recently been shown to also improve memory! What's more, there are new studies out that show you can freeze blueberries without doing any significant damage to these anti-oxidants. So stock up your freezer while we're bringing them in fresh to you and you'll remember us at Sun Best all winter long! (whfoods.org)
Through the course of the season Sun Best Fruits will bring you: