Fun Facts / Health Benefits

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Acai
Native to the Amazon Rainforest, the açaí berry has been a staple of the Brazilian diet for generations. With hints of dark chocolate and blueberry, this nutrient-dense fruit is quickly becoming an American favorite. From purees, softserve blends and scoopable ice cream, this berry is far more than the delicious açaí bowls we all love. If you are ready to explore this delicacy, let our team be your guide through the Amazon.
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Apple
Will an apple-a-day really keep the doctor away? We sure hope so, but no matter what, it’s a great start to a well-balanced diet, especially if you eat the peel as it contains most of the apple’s nutrients your body needs. Originally cultivated in the US to brew hard cider, the apple has become a mainstay for families across the world. A classic ingredient in endless baked goods, sauces and yes, hard cider, let our team help prevent your next trip to the doctor
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Avocado
Having a reputation for being an aphrodisiac as far back as the Aztecs, avocados are full of Vitamin E and healthy fats to provide sustained energy. Great in smoothies, vegan baking substitutes or even a trendy avo toast, the avocado is a miracle of mother nature. With so much potential, let our team help you fall in love with our avocados.
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Banana
Technically classified as a berry, the banana has sparked a heated debate as to exactly what it is. Packed with potassium and great for promoting a healthy heart, no one can argue that bananas aren’t nutritious and delicious. Perfect for smoothies, acai bowls, baked goods or even as a snack before and after an exercise, the banana is truly a wonder. So, no matter what you believe, let our team show you that we can all agree, berry or not, bananas are loved around the world!
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Blackberry
With high levels of Vitamin K shown to act as a muscle relaxant, some women have even eaten blackberries as a way to reduce labor pains. Packed with tannins, antioxidants and fiber, blackberries are ideal for everything from smoothies, jams, baked goods and even crafting fine wines. No matter what your application, let our team help make this a relaxing experience for you and your customers.
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Blueberry
Hailed as a superfood with countless health benefits, it's believed that humans have been eating blueberries for over 10,000 years. Great for jams, baking, smoothies or even a healthy treat for your furry friend, the blueberry is here to stay. No matter what you’re looking for, let our team help you and your customers keep the streak alive.
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Cherry
Whether you are looking to ease arthritis pain, lower your blood pressure or get a better night of sleep, look no further than the cherry. Believed to have been a favorite snack for Roman soldiers, humans have had a love affair with cherries for centuries. More than just a pie filling, cherries are limited only to your imagination. Red tarts or sweet darks, let our team help your customers sleep better knowing they’re covered.
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Cranberry
Loved by the Native Americans, the cranberry is one of the few fruits native to the United States. Fresh, frozen, dried or juiced; this tart little treat is packed with antioxidants shown to support kidney health. So when you’re tired of eating cranberries only for Thanksgiving, let our team help you root for this hometown hero.
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Dragon Fruit
With the texture of a kiwi and flavor similar to a pear/watermelon hybrid, the dragon fruit, AKA pitaya, is one funky looking fruit. Great for smoothies, juices, bowls and even cocktails, dragon fruit is a nutritious superfood guaranteed to please even the pickiest of eaters. When you are ready to try out this tropical gem, let our team show you why we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.
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Grapes
Everyone knows that the best grapes make the best wine, but you don’t have to be a master sommelier to know they are also perfect for jellies, juices, drying or even tossing in a salad. A simple but complex fruit, research has shown a connection between eating grapes and a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes and obesity. So, go ahead, grab a “bunch” of grapes and let our team help them shine like a fine wine.
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Mango
Being an excellent source of nutrients and antioxidants, it’s no surprise that it’s believed Buddha himself meditated underneath the mango groves. Perfect in everything from salsas to smoothies, mangos are the ideal treat to help curb that sweet tooth in your life. With too many options and recipes to count, let our team help you find your inner peace.
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Peach
The master of all stone fruits, peaches were loved by emperors and citizens alike in ancient China. Possessing a number of essential nutrients and antioxidants, the peach has been shown to reduce stress and even promote a healthy pregnancy. Perfect in cobblers, smoothies, ice creams and jams, our team will show that you don’t have to be royalty to love our peaches.
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Pear
Worshiped by the Greeks, the poet Homer called the pear, “a gift from the gods.” Packing a ton of fiber, pears help to promote healthy digestion and even lower cholesterol levels. Best in baked goods, spreads, smoothies and salads, the pear packs a punch. When you’re ready to give it a shot, let our team present you with this divine gift.
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Papaya
This is one tropical fruit that could actually protect you from the sun. Known to have high levels of lycopene and vitamin C, eating papaya has been shown to prevent skin damage and promote a youthful and healthy glow. Whether it’s a smoothie, salad, salsa or seeds that taste like black pepper, the papaya wastes nothing. When in need of this tropical treasure, let our team provide some shade from the sun!
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Pineapple
Known as the symbol of hospitality, pineapples are great for easing digestion, reducing inflammation and even promoting eye health. Don’t let their exterior intimidate you though, this is a versatile and easy to use fruit, perfect in everything from cold-pressed juices, smoothies, cooking and the classic Piña Colada. No matter what your needs are, let our team introduce ourselves and welcome you with open arms.
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Raspberry
The raspberries high concentration of antioxidants has been shown to boost immunity, improve memory and even prevent some cancers. Believed to have originated in Asia, we’re happy the raspberry trekked across the globe. Ideal for jams, jellies, pastry fillings and frozen desserts, the humble raspberry offers numerous benefits. For your next raspberry recipe, let our team help kick your health into high gear.
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Strawberry
A favorite choice among kids and adults alike, strawberries provide endless opportunities for new and creative recipes. Closely related to the rose family, strawberries have more Vitamin C than oranges and high levels of iodine which have both been shown to help maintain proper brain function. With so many options to choose from, the strawberry reigns supreme. Whenever you are craving the king of berries, let our team help you wake up and smell the roses.
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