Your Guide To Aussie Apples
July 05, 2017
Your Guide To Aussie Apples

AN AUSSIE APPLE A DAY 

  • A good source of antioxidants, apples are the super convenient superfood.
  • Apples have the highest antioxidant content of Australia’s most popular fruits.
  • An apple has more antioxidants than half a punnet of blueberries, or a cup of strawberries, or two cups of tea, or three oranges, or a cup of grapes, or eight bananas!
  • Apples are a good source of several B group vitamin and vitamin C and have a low glycaemic index (GI).
  • Apples contain no fat, cholesterol or salt.
  • Apples are a great source of dietary fibre - more than many leading breakfast cereals without the added salt and sugar.
 


APPLE SELECTION & STORAGE

  • Choose apples with firm, smooth skin.
  • Keep your apples crisp by storing them in the fridge.
  • The Aussie Apple-picking season runs from February to June.
  • Between harvests, growers store apples using sophisticated refrigeration to control the atmosphere and slow ripening.
  • Good storage means that you can enjoy the taste and health benefits of apples all year round.












 

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