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Grapes

Freeze? Yes
In season From late summer to early autumn
Store In the fridge
Good source of vitamin C
A bunch of green grapes on a white background

A popular fruit that comes in a range of different types including green, red and black. Grapes are used both in sweet and savoury dishes and are full of goodness including fibre and potassium. 

How to store

How to store fresh grapes

Keep grapes fresher for longer by storing them in their original packaging in the fridge.

Freezing grapes

Grapes can be frozen in a sealed bag or container for up to 3 months.

Grapes Top tips

How to freeze and defrost

To freeze: Wash them and freeze individually to use as tasty ice cubes or to blend into smoothies.

Please note: frozen grapes are not for children, as they are a choking hazard.

To defrost: No need to defrost - use straight from the freezer.

Be fabulous with leftovers

Use up leftover, wrinkly or soft grapes in smoothies. Roasted grapes (add a little cumin) are delicious in a salad!

Buying tips

Think about buying grapes loose to help you buy only what you need. This will ensure that all your food is more likely to be eaten and saved from the bin.

Perfect portions

Use our portion calculator for a quick and simple way to check how much of this food to serve at mealtimes.

Valuing your Grapes beyond the price tag

Goodness in food

Your food is more than its shape, colour and price. Your food has an important role to play to help keep you healthy and with enough energy to live your life how you wish to.

  • A good source of vitamin C which helps with maintaining healthy skin, blood vessels, bones and cartilage.
  • Grapes also contain potassium which helps the heart muscle work properly.
  • A portion of grapes count as one of your five-a-day portions.

Food story

By the time your food arrives in your home, it’s already been on quite a journey starting with how it is made or grown and how your food reaches the supermarket. 

So please help our food to finish its story in the most sustainable way, ensuring the planet’s resources that’s already used are put to good use. Take care of your food when it’s in your home and ensure every edible morsel is eaten - and that your food doesn’t end up in the bin! 

Why not try these delicious recipes to use up Grapes

Grain-based salads are filling and nutritious, and work really well with fresh fruit, which adds colour, texture and taste.

a big bowl of quinoa combined with juicy slices of apple

Impress your friends with this easier-than-it-looks class act dessert from top chef Tom Kitchin.

red fruit pudding in juice