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B.C. blueberries ripening thick, fast

August 6, 2013
By The Province


August 6, 2013, Delta, BC – Blueberries are B.C.’s blue gold. Right now, weather conditions have created a blue gold rush.

Weeks of steady sun have been ripening blueberries at a fierce rate and now both early and mid-season varieties are ready to pick.

“We’re having a very quick season this year,” said B.C. Blueberry Council executive director Debbie Etsell. “With the record number of sunny days we’ve had, it’s brought the fruit along quite quickly.” READ MORE