The leading countries are:
China - 238
South Korea - 216
Japan - 132
India - 97
Indonesia - 69
Thailand - 56
Taiwan - 44
Singapore - 43
Hong Kong - 41
Malaysia - 36
Vietnam - 27
Myanmar - 15
Pakistan - 10
Interesting New Product Developments:
This product from Japan uses real blueberry flakes. It is now produced all over Southeast Asia including this version produced in Malaysia.
Here is another example of a popular Korean product manufactured in North China. Very tasty and popular.
Asians have a strong belief in the connection between blueberries and healthy eyesight. This new product from Wakasa Seikatsu is called "healthy eyesight." This concept has been around a long time -- but this product is novel as it is called "blueberry" not "bilberry."
20 years ago we were told that Chinese will not drink milk. Now dairy is a rising mega-category. Here is a blueberry "lassi" product "borrowed" from India.
Babies reign supreme in Asia and there is nothing too good for the "little emperor or empress." Here is a baby food made from freeze dried blueberries.
Stay tuned for more examples of new blueberry-containing products from abroad.