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Did You Know? Facts About Blueberries!

by Mal-Kan Farms, LTD.

Posted on June 27, 2019 at

One large handful (1/2 a cup) of juicy blueberries contains just 44 calories but has 2 grams of dietary fibre and 10% of your daily recommended vitamin C content. Blueberries ranked number one in antioxidant health benefits in a comparison with more than 40 fresh fruits and vegetables. The blueberry is one of the only foods that is truly naturally blue in colour. The pigment that gives blueberries their distinctive colour—called anthocyanin—is the same compound that provides the blueberry’s amazing health benefits. People have been eating blueberries for more than 13,000 years. The blueberry (genus Vaccinum) is one of the only commercially-available fruits that is native to North America. Blueberries were called “star fruits” by North American indigenous peoples because of the five-pointed star shape that is formed at the blossom end of the berry. A single blueberry bush can produce as many as 6,000 blueberries per year. British Columbia is the largest...

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Our First Shipment to India!

by Mal-Kan Farms, LTD.

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 06:28:19 PM

Mal-Kan Berries remain fresh no matter the distance! Below is a picture of our First shipment of berries from Abbotsford to India…believe it or not that’s over 11,000 KM in transportation! ...

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Check out our new Labels!

by Mal-Kan Farms, LTD.

Posted on July 08, 2018 at 12:30:22 PM

Continuing our strong commitment to providing the community with fresh quality blueberries we have expanded our operations! We would like to announce that Mal-Kan Farms is not packing its own berries under its label as Mal-Kan Berries, Ltd. We are starting the 2018 season with our first crop of Blues and hope you are just as excited as we are, so come on down and visit! Address: 32348 Townshipline Road, Abbotsford, B.C. PS.. check out our new labels. What are your thoughts? ...

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