Leading blueberry and cranberry researchers convene in Kannapolis

May 11, 2017

Read the original article by Deirdre Smith from the Salisbury Post. KANNAPOLIS — Around the table were a plant physiologist, a bioinformatist, a breeder, an economist and a post-harvest physiologist, among others. A multidisciplinary force and a collaborative spirit were driving the discussions at the N.C. Research Campus on April 24 and 25 when an international group […]

5 Ways Berries Can Improve Your Health

May 26, 2016

Originally published in Charlotte Magazine by Allison Futterman Scientist Mary Ann Lila is internationally known for her work with berries. As director of N.C. State’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, she’s involved in projects with the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Army, and NASA. She and […]

Berry Good for You

August 13, 2013

Tara Losinski | August 14th, 2013 Summer’s sweet treats are heartier and healthier than we thought.   Newfoundland blueberries are better for you. I’ve often heard the claim from my  brethren on The Rock. It’s a harsh life for berries, blue or otherwise, on North America’s most easterly isle; the growing season is short, the […]

These fruits are berry good for you

April 10, 2013

Nicky Park, The New Zealand Hearld Berries are bursting with goodness for your body.Photo / Thinkstock The tail end of berry season is approaching. Come the end of April, you won’t be seeing these fruity beauties on the shelves. This is the bad news. The good news is, that frozen berries are still packed with […]