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Thursday, August 31, 2017

USHBC Participates in Savor USA Home Baking Competition

Home baking has become a big deal throughout China.   This includes baking for family at home but also serious home bakers who start businesses at home to produce cakes and other goods for internet sales.  

Online baking competition:  September 1-30, 2017
Participants are invited to utilize the US ingredients including blueberries and present recipes to Dougou for evaluation and judging by a team of celebrity chefs.

Award Ceremony:  October 20, 2017
This will be a big deal with ATO office in Shanghai and the gifts are great.  We will also have special gifts and recognition for Real Blueberry products.

Dougou is a very popular recipe site in China.   Here is their main portal.


Here is the mobile ap online:  http://m.douguo.com/activity/cpzj/index/1262

Highbush blueberries are one of the main ingredients

Others include wheat, pecans, almonds...

Some of the rules

Chef on left is  Master Louie who visited California blueberry fields in June.   He knows his stuff!  We also visited dozens of trendy bakeries in San Francisco and Las Vegas!

Local super stars

Visiting celebrity chef judges.  Heinz is an old friend of blueberries from Hong Kong and Ryan works as consulting chef from the USA.

Here is some of the swag!

USHBC is a primary sponsor and will also provide dried blueberries as gifts and for baking.

One of the requirements is that we have online product available -- these two are online now and more to come.  If you have an outlet in China let us know!

US Wheat Associates is a main sponsor and provide dozens of ideas online. 
More information.  Stay tuned and we will present the winners and certainly some great products using frozen and dried high bush blueberries!  

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