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October 2018

N. America

More blueberry Kambucha!


Made with real US blueberries!


From England, another non-dairy "yogurt" made with cashews and blueberries!

Latin America

From Colombia another bluebery snack


"Raw and Real" Blueberry Bliss

Middle East

From Israel, snacking blueberries.

Sub-Saharan Africa

From South Africa, "real blueberries inside"

»Welcome to the FoodTech Info Center.   This is Tom Payne's place to share the latest information on food processing and export.  We keep it simple as we are continally adding information on a daily basis!  


The FoodTech Program promotes highbush blueberries in all forms for the global food industry.  

Tehnical information source:  We have worked with blueberries for more than 25 years and hold a vast resource of technical information for current and new users of blueberries. Download our new technical brochure.  Check out our online resources and if you are stumped, give us a call and we are on it!

In the Field Action!  Each year we attend fGulfoods in Dubaiood industry expositions around the country and the world.  This includes national and international Food Technology meetings as well as suppliers meetings regionally.  Check out our schedule and let us connect.   We have more than 25 activities scheduled in the field this year, so let us connect!


Driving Blueberry Innovation.  When we started in 1988 blueberry products were few and limited to a small number of traditional categories.   Now, check out the innovative new products and you will see blueberries in just about every corner of the supermarket. This includes emerging categories such as nutraceuticals, pet foods, natural cosmetics and others.  Our goal is to stay ahead of the curve, drive blueberries into the "next big thing!"  Blueberry FoodTech monitors new products and publishes a quarterly report on new products from around the world.   Check out the latest, and we can help provideproduct ideas, concepts and samples if you ask.  <1st Quarter 2018 new product report

Real Blueberries Inside! Each year, more than 800 new blueberry products are developed in the USA and many more overseas.   Blueberry FoodTech is aims to identify and reward the optimal users of Real Blueberries with our Real Blueberries Seal.  Qualifying is simple.   Visit and check out the criteria.   Send a photo of your product with ingredient statement and we will take it away from there.   Already 50 products have qualified and the list grows daily!






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>Chicago IFT Expo, Rosemont, Illinois, Nov 1, 2018.
>China Fruit & Vegetable Expo, Beijing, China, Nov 16-18, 2018.
> Food and Hotel Hanoi, Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam, Nov. 28-30, 2018.

> Gulfood, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 17-21, 2019.
>American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI). San Diego, California, Feb 23-26, 2019.
>Puget Sound  IFT Expo,  Seattle, Washington, Feb 26, 2019.
> Foodex, Tokyo, Japan, March 5-8, 2019.
>Food Ingredients China. March 18-20, 2019, Shanghai.
>Global Pet ExpoMarch 20-22 - , Orlando, Florida.
>Great Lakes IFT Expo, April 17, 2019, Battle Creek, Michigan
>Food & Hotel Vietnam, HCM City, Vietnam, April 24-26, 2019.
>Global Petfood Forum, Kansas City, Missouri, April 29-May 1, 2019.
>Bakery China, Shanghai, China, May 6-9, 2019.
> American Commodity Distribution Assn. (ACDA)Niagara Falls, NY May 7-8, 2019.
>Seoul Food & Hotel, Ilsan, S. Korea, May 21-24, 2019.
>Food Taipei, Taiwan, June 19-22, 2019.
>School Nutrition Assn (SNA)St. Louis, Missouri, July 14-16, 2019.
>Food Ingredients South America, Sao Paulo, Brazil.Aug 20-22, 2019.
>Fine Foods Australia, Sydney, Sept. 9-12, 2019.
>Food Ingredieints Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, Sept 11-13, 2019. 
>Food Technology Summit, Sept 25-26, Mexico City
Oct 5-9, 2019.
ANUGA, Cologne, Germany.
Oct 5-9, 2019.
>Food Ingredients India, Mumbai, October 21-23, 2019. American Assn. of Cereal Chemists International (ACCI),
Denver, Colorado.


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