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Known for their sweet, tangy taste and burst of flavour, grapefruits are a citrus fruit that are packed with nutritional value. You will find that grapefruits vary in colour from white or yellow to pink and red. Their juices, peels and pulps are all great sources of vitamins.

Health Benefits

Grapefruits are full of nutrients that provide many health benefits for the skin, blood pressure and heart. 100g of grapefruit offers the following percentages of your Daily Value:

  • Vitamin A – 23% of DV
  • Calcium – 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C – 52% of DV
  • Vitamin B-6 – 5% of DV
  • Magnesium – 2% of DV

Selecting tips

  • A ripe grapefruit should be reddish in colour. The deeper the colour of a grapefruit, the more intense the flavour.
  • A ripe grapefruit will also feel plump and slightly soft yet firm in your hand.

Storage tips

  • Grapefruit should be firm, yet slightly springy when gentle pressure is applied.
  • Grapefruit can be kept at room temperature and should have a subtly sweet aroma.

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