The bilberries or mirtilos grow in bushes, of about 4 meters height. The plant belongs to the family of the Ericaceous.
Most of the production is used in the production of gelatins, jams or fruit salads. In Chile, the consumption is in fresh.
The bilberries are rich in Iron, fibers and vitamin C. They donâ€™t have content of fats and cholesterol and are low in calories.