Growing on the flowering plant genus Vitus, Grapes are round berries that feature semi-translucent flesh encased by a smooth skin. With their seed and skin containing the richest concentration of antioxidants, they uniquely combine a sweet yet healthy flavour, making them a popular snack.
Grapes serve as a good source of fibre, potassium, and a range of vitamins and minerals.100g of grapes offers the following percentages of your Daily Value:
- Vitamin A – 2% of DV
- Calcium – 1% of DV
- Vitamin C – 7% of DV
- Iron – 2% of DV
- Grapes should only be picked when fully ripe and mature to ensure best flavour is determined.
- Grapes should be plump and firmly attached to the stems.
- Grapes are best stored in the refrigerator in a sealed bag for up to one week.