Our Large Organic Fruit Box delivers the best of our seasonal organic fruit collection. The Large Organic Fruit Box size is ideal for a family looking for a little extra fruit for 3-5 days, depending on your personal level of fruit consumption and the size of your family.
Organic Apples are such commonly-consumed fruits that it’s easy to overlook their amazing and unique health benefits. Apples combine certain nutrients in a way that sets them apart from all other fruits and makes them a food of choice for achieving several health goals.
Apples were probably the first fruit ever cultivated by man.
Like most fruits apples contain more energy than vegetables and still make a delicious, low calorie snack or dessert.
Research suggests that apples may reduce the risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer.
Organic apples contain high levels of antioxidant compounds. Apples are also one of the fruits to be sprayed the most with chemicals when they are farmed non-organically. So organic apples truly are an awesome choice for a clean and healthy lifestyle.
The ever popular organic pear is not only succulent and munchy but also brimming with goodness.
You may notice us ranting on about fibre whenever we are talking about any of our fruits. It is interesting to know though that the pear has been noted as having one of the highest fibre contents of any fruit. As we have said before fibre is just great for the old digestive tract, the management of cholesterol and heart health too. Furthermore, due to the high fibre content, the humble pear could play a role in reducing the risk of developing type II diabetes.
We do love our antioxidants and the organic pear provides us with a few, meaning it assists the prevention of cancer and the expelling of free radicals.
We are always happy to hear when a fruit benefits bone health and the prevention of osteoporosis. Pears are special in this area as the contain boron which helps the body to preserve calcium.
Did you know? Juicy and sweet and renowned for its concentration of vitamin C, organic oranges make the perfect snack and add a special tang to many recipes; it is no wonder that they are one of the most popular fruits in the world.Organic Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C. Just one orange supplies 116.2% of the daily value for vitamin CThey are also a very good source of dietary fiber. In addition, oranges are a good source of B vitamins including vitamin B1 and folate as well as vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Oranges are so important globally that Orange juice is one of the commodities traded on the New York Board of Trade.
Culinary use: Oranges can be eaten as a snack-just peel and enjoy. Juicing organic oranges each morning is a great way to boost your Vitamin C intake and set you up for the day.
Did you know? Wonderfully sweet with firm and creamy flesh, organic bananas come prepackaged in their own yellow jackets and are available for harvest throughout the year. Bananas are a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber, and manganese. Bananas have long been recognized for their antacid effects that protect against stomach ulcers and ulcer damage.Bananas are one of our best sources of potassium, an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function. Since the average banana contains a whopping 467 mg of potassium and only 1 mg of sodium, a banana a day may help to prevent high blood pressure.
Creamy, rich, and sweet, organic bananas are a favorite food for everyone from infants to elders. Sports enthusiasts appreciate the potassium-power delivered by this high energy fruit.
In addition to being eaten raw, bananas are a wonderful addition to a variety of recipes from salads to baked goods.
Why not try a nice Banoffee pie?
Did you know? The organic green kiwi fruit is a rich source of vitamin C. Its potassium content by weight is slightly less than that of a banana. It also contains vitamins A and E. The skin is a good source of flavonoid antioxidants. The kiwi fruit seed oil contains on average 62% alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid.
Sure, eating carrots is good for your eyesight. Having the odd organic green kiwi can boost eye health too since it has been speculated as playing a role in the prevention of macular degeneration.
The organic green kiwi is also often regarded as a nice dietary inclusion for those who are weight-concious due to it being low in calories.
Did you know? Organic grapefruits are an excellent source of many nutrients and phytochemicals. The organic grapefruit is a good source of vitamin C, fiber,and the pink and red hues contain the beneficial antioxidant lycopene.Some studies have shown grapefruit helps lower cholesterol mand there is evidence that the seeds have high levels of antioxidant properties. Organic grapefruit forms a core part of the “grapefruit diet”, the theory being that the fruit’s low glycemic index is able to help the body’s metabolism burn fat.
We do love our organic grapefruits here. Aside from the fact that they are entirely delicious they also possess some pretty special health properties.
Luckily organic grapefruits are available to us almost all year round. This is great news particularly since they are so good for the immune system and the fight against the pesky flue. Flavanoids and antioxidants present in the organic grapefruit make it a useful tool when you want to introduce more anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, cancer preventing, antibacterial and antiviral properties into your diet.
A few more interesting benefits linked to the organic grapefruit include relief of insomnia, reduced flatulence, alleviation of fever and boosting energy.