Oregon State University Extension Service

Delicate Machine Harvesters Enter Fresh Blueberry Market

Normally fresh blueberries purchased in the supermarket are harvested by hand. However, with labor shortages and costs increasing there are benefits to machine harvested berries. Extension researchers in collaboration with industry partners to develop a machine to harvest unbruised berries for the fresh blueberry market, reducing labor costs by 75%.

Source URL: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/video/delicate-machine-harvesters-enter-fresh-blueberry-market