Handlers

As USDA and other governmental agencies continue to update regulations and programming relevant to the blueberry industry, we provide the latest information and resources for your reference. We also share practices and learnings from across the blueberry industry.

Selling to USDA

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) purchases more than $3 billion of American‐grown food annually. To submit bids for open solicitations, vendors must first be pre-certified by USDA. The process is outlined in detail on the AMS website, and you can reach out to AMS directly via email with questions.

How to become an approved USDA Foods vendor