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