May 27, 2015

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Blueberry Farm, Packing House Tour

| 8/1/2007

Believe it or not, but Florida, and particularly Polk County, is becoming a hotbed for blueberry farming. The Clear Springs Packing House in Bartow processed and shipped 1.2 million pounds of blueberries this season -- a quarter of the state's overall production. Listen as Florida Trend's Amy Keller tours this facility.

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