Popular, versatile and healthy
In salads & veg, the outer fruit encloses and protects the seeds, which are edible in most cases. The majority of fruiting vegetables are popular with consumers and are widely used as ingredients or snacks.
Tomatoes are good for cardiovascular health.
Red bell peppers are particularly high in vitamin C which stimulates intestinal iron absorption.
Eggplants are high in fibre and polyphenols, both of which can help to reduce the blood sugar level.
Pumpkins contain carotene, a substance that the body converts into vitamin A which is good for eyes and skin.
Zucchini is rich in vitamin K, which helps to strengthen teeth and bones.
Cucumber comprises largely water (95%).
There are around 32 different types of peppers.
The zucchini has a neutral flavour and is high in vitamin C.
Pumpkins offer significant health benefits.
An eggplant is a very versatile ingredient.
Healthy, refreshingly sweet and amazingly versatile!