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Blueberry Facts - Calories, Sugar, Vitamins, Uses, Plants, Nutritional Information
Blueberry Facts for Kids

Check out our fun blueberry facts for kids. Have fun learning about different types of blueberries, where they grow, what they contain, their uses, nutritional information and much more.

Read on and enjoy discovering more about blueberries!


  • Blueberries are a type of flowering plant with small blue or purple berries.

  • Blueberries are native to North America.

  • Wild blueberries are often called lowbush blueberries, while cultivated blueberries are called highbush blueberries.

  • Lowbush blueberries produce smaller fruit while highbush blueberries produce larger.

  • The United States produce around 35% of the world’s blueberries. Peru is another large producer, at 21% of worldwide production.

  • Blueberries are in the same genus as cranberries, huckleberries and bilberries.

  • Wild blueberries reproduce by way of cross-pollination.

  • Wild blueberries prefer acidic soil.

  • When they first appear on the plant, blueberries are green, changing color as they ripen.

  • Blueberries are used as a popular flavouring in muffins, pancakes, jams, jellies and pies.

  • Blueberries are made up of approximately 84% water, 15% carbohydrates, 0.7% protein and 0.3% fat.

  • Blueberries contain around 9 grams of sugar per 100 grams. Roughly 15 grams per cup.

  • Blueberries contain around 57 calories per 100 grams.

  • Sometimes called a “superfood”, blueberries are high in antioxidants, vitamin C and potassium.


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