Experience the Flavor of Organically-Grown Florida Blueberries! …New from Uncle Matt’s Organic
Clermont, Florida — April 16, 2010 — Uncle Matt’s Organic proudly introduces its first crop of 100% Florida-grown organic blueberries ready for sale from late April through early June, 2010. The mostly Emerald and Jewel varieties will be packed in 4.4 oz. plastic clamshell containers with a suggested retail price of $4.99.
Grown by local organic farmers in Central Florida’s southern agricultural growing region, Uncle Matt’s blueberries are USDA certified organic and boast deep blue color, delightful flavor and healthy size.
We are excited to add Florida organic blueberries to our expanding list of fresh organic products,” says Matt McLean, CEO and Founder of Uncle Matt’s. “Florida has a perfect opportunity because its blueberry crop is first in the market in North America each season.”
Blueberries are known for their multiple health benefits. At just 80 calories per cup, blueberries are virtually fat-free and are an excellent source of dietary fiber, antioxidants and vitamin C. In fact, one cup of blueberries contains almost 25% of daily requirements for vitamin C. Blueberries also are an important source of minerals like manganese, which plays an essential role in the development of bones and the metabolism of protein, carbohydrates and fat.
Uncle Matt’s Organic, located in Clermont, Fla., produces only the highest quality fruits and juices, using only premium 100% organically grown fruit that is free from synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.