Peak of Season: Red and Green Seedless Grapes

August 10, 2018
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Seedless grapes are peak of season! Here are three fun facts about this popular fruit:

Good source of vitamins: Red and green seedless grapes are high in vitamins A, C, and K. Vitamin K is necessary for your blood to clot, and it also helps bind calcium to your bones, keeping them strong.
They store well: Red and green seedless grapes can be kept in the fridge for up to two weeks in a perforated plastic bag for easy eating out of hand. Many people freeze them for a delicious, cold, sweet snack. Grapes can also be canned once cooked down into sauces, syrups, and jams or made into juice.
Might be lucky!: This may be more superstition than reality, but you never know until you try! There is a Spanish tradition dated back to 1895 centered on green grapes. On New Year’s Eve, people would gather together and eat a green grape with each toll of the bell at midnight, eating 12 total. The practice was said to bring luck and prosperity with the New Year.



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