Thompson Grapes ​

Thomson Grapes

Fruits are an important part of a healthy eating pattern and the source of many vital nutrients, including potassium, folate (folic acid), and antioxidants including polyphenols. Fruit such as blueberries, cranberries, strawberries and citrus also contain phytochemicals that are being studied for their added health benefits. 

Fruit is the sweet or savory product of a plant that typically contains seeds. Fruits can be consumed fresh, cooked, or processed into various food products such as juices, jams, and dried fruits. Some common types of fruits include apples, bananas, oranges, strawberries, grapes, pineapples, and watermelons. Fruits are generally considered to be healthy due to their high content of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

Grapes are nutritious, sweet as candy, and have been essential to the good life since the dawn of civilization. Served in fresh bunches, in dried snack-friendly nuggets or with their essence squeezed and fermented into intoxicating elixirs, grapes take on various forms to satisfy our appetites.

Grapes are also rich in antioxidants, which help protect the body’s cells against oxidative stress, a mechanism linked to cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease. In particular, darker grapes, such as Concord and purple varieties, are especially high in antioxidants. Grapes are the perfect addition to your 1.5 to 2 cups of recommended daily fruit intake.

Thompson Grapes, also known as Thompson Seedless, are a green grape variety that is popular for its sweet and mild flavor. They are seedless, making them easy to eat and popular for use in salads, fruit trays, and for snacking. Thompson Grapes are also commonly used for making raisins and for producing white wine. They are a popular grape variety around the world and are grown in many countries. Thompson Grapes are named after William Thompson, a viticulturist who is credited with popularizing the variety in the late 19th century.

Available from August to October.

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