Seasonal Calendar

Seasonal Calendar

Each month discover our seasonal fruit and vegetables.

Fruit and veg to keep you healthy!

Each month discover our seasonal fruit and vegetables....

The Ministry of Health recommends that we eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables every day. But which ones?  Apples, carrots, strawberries, peppers, courgettes, melons and blueberries and many more – every month we’ll present you with fruit and vegetables for the season so that you can make informed choices. As a source of vitamins, minerals, fibre, anti-oxidants and energy, these fruits and vegetables help protect us and keep us healthy on a daily basis.

Fruits and vegetables for September

The Carrot, September’s Queen!

Since our earliest childhood, we’ve been told that eating carrots improves our eyesight. This is indeed true to some extent because they are very rich in beta carotene, although this isn’t the only reason why eating carrots is a good idea. Carrots provide an excellent source of vitamins and are rich in iron, phosphorus, potassium and fibre. When eaten regularly, they are beneficial for good cardiovascular health...