Blueberry, a relatively new fruit species which is grown in plantations in Serbia in 2018, was exported from Serbia in the amount of 5 million euros, mainly to Western European countries. In comparison to 2017, exports grew more than 50%.
Blueberries are freestanding shrubs which are grown at medium and higher altitudes. Blueberries requires specific climate conditions, and particularly for soil properties. Blueberries are high quality fruits containing: anthocyanins, copper, vegetable fibres, bioflavonoids, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamins B, iron, glucose, potassium, calcium, carotene, manganese, sodium, organic acids …
They are used for consumption in the fresh state, as well as in the various processed forms (jams, juices, etc.).
Blueberry Confitura – quality is made from whole, fresh, healthy and ripe fruits, without foreign matter, pH 3.2-3.4 Brix 7% – 11%
Blueberry block quality – The product is made from whole fruit, healthy, ripe, with and without stems and allowed presence of organic impurities (leaves, twigs… ..) up to 2%.