The Business of Blueberries

Welcome to your weekly dose of great conversations with leading voices in the blueberry industry.

Tune in to hear insightful discussions on relevant information about the markets, research and technology related to blueberry production. Each episode also features voices of fellow growers and industry stakeholders giving a crop report, updating on crop progress, harvest expectations and market conditions.

Latest Episode


Season 2, Episode 4

A Glimpse Into the Industry’s Future With Chelsea Consalo

As the next generation of blueberry growers gets more involved in the industry, the ambition, future-focused thinking, hard work and innovation they apply to their operations is a source of inspiration. This episode features one young grower who was recently named one of The Packer’s “Women in Produce,” and offers hope for the future for…

July 22, 2021


Season 2, Episode 3

Celebrating National Blueberry Month in BIG Ways

July is National Blueberry Month, and the USHBC team has been working for months on ways to capitalize on this important time period for the industry, get blueberries in the spotlight and turn blueberry consumers into blueberry enthusiasts. A number of strategic and creative programs and events have already taken place to get consumers thinking…

July 15, 2021


Season 2, Episode 2

From the Field: Georgia Blueberry Update With Michael Thomas

There is no better way to find out what’s really happening in the blueberry industry than to get out to some actual blueberry fields. In this episode of “The Business of Blueberries,” Georgia blueberry grower and emerging industry leader Michael Thomas shares how his 2021 harvest has gone and why he’s optimistic about the future…

July 9, 2021


Subscribe Wherever You Listen to Podcasts

Each week, USHBC/NABC President Kasey Cronquist sits down with leaders from throughout the blueberry industry to discuss markets, management, research, and the future of blueberries. Rod Cook, longtime industry veteran and chair of the Blueberry Technology and Innovation Committee, co-hosts the show on episodes that explore technology and innovation.