At Tippin’s, we only bake with wild blueberries as opposed to cultivated.
Difference between wild and cultivated:
How they are grown: Wild blueberries are not planted, but spread through roots and shoots system that creates more bushes. Cultivated blueberries are planted by farmers and usually genetically modified.
Size: Cultivated blueberries are larger than wild blueberries. This means that with wild blueberries you get more per pound (more per pound means more in a pie).
Taste: Because wild blueberries are smaller, they hold less water. This gives them a sweeter and richer taste than cultivated blueberries (the less water and sweeter taste means better tasting pie).
Performance: Wild blueberries hold their shape better, especially when freezing or baking (this means more whole berries in a pie).
Antioxidants: Wild Blueberries have 2x the antioxidant power of ordinary blueberries. Antioxidants protect against inflammation, helps fight cancer, heart disease, short-term memory loss and other effects of aging (this means eating a blueberry pie could help you live longer).
Each Tippin’s Blueberry Pie has over a pound of whole, wild blueberries. Stop by a Tippin’s location today to taste the goodness of wild blueberries (you will be doing your body a favor with all those antioxidants)
Still craving blueberries? We pinned some other blueberry ideas on our Pinterest board.