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is it better to buy frozen fruit or fruit from the produce section in the winter when that stuff isnt fresh?

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April 25, 2019 / By Ellgar
Question: i want to stay away from chemicals as much as possible it doesn haveee to be organic but i dont like buying stuff that was grown far away. Thanks!
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Christian Christian | 5 days ago
im afraid yip yap is right, supermarket and small chain food stores store their perishable produce in very cold temperatures in carbon dioxide to prevent spoiling bacteria from doing what they do. this includes fruit, veg, eggs and some fish and meat products. the 'fresh' fruit you see on the shelves has probably as much nutrients in it as the frozen fruit. what you should do is get a gardeners chart showing what is seasonal and what is all year round. this way you can plan what you buy and get it from locally sourced green grocers if you can. if you buy things out of season then they are more likely to be forcibly grown in countries further away and shipped over, stored in gas. personally, i always buy my fruit and veg from local farmers and i will have raised beds made in th spring so i can grow my own veg. i always know that i can get hold of carrots, potatoes, parsnips and most herbs locally, so they are things i dont need to grow. suport your local community and save the planet at the same time. =]
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Christian Originally Answered: Fruit Crumble with frozen fruit!?
Mixed Berry and Apple Crumble For filling 1 banana 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice 1 (21 ounce) bag frozen mixed berries 3 apples, peeled and diced 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce For topping 3/4 cup ground almonds 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans 1 cup whole oats (not quick oats) 2 teaspoons cinnamon salt (less if using salted butter) 1/2 cup melted butter 1/4-1/2 cup honey 1. Preheat oven to 375. 2. Separated pineapple juice from chunks and in a food processor, puree the pineapple chunks and banana. 3. In a small sauce pan, reduce the pineapple juice to a syrupy consistency. 4. Combine the pureed fruit, pineapple syrup, frozen berries, apple, and applesauce in a large sauce pan and bring to a low boil. 5. Allow to cook until the apple are soft and the juices of the fruit have thickened. 6. In a large bowl, combine the ground almond, chopped nuts, oats, cinnamon, and salt, if using. 7. In a small sauce pan combine honey and butter and heat till well melted. 8. Pour butter and honey mixture into the dry ingredients a stir to combine. 9. Pour fruit mixture into a greased 9 x 13 casserole pan and top with crumble. 10. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the fruit mixture is bubbling at the edges and the topping is golden brown.
Christian Originally Answered: Fruit Crumble with frozen fruit!?
you may want to thaw the fruit as on many recipes for fruit crumble the fruit isn't frozen, try your crumble with vanilla custard or just custard its really nice, apples and vanilla work good to but so do mixed berries , i find that mixed berries is nicer

Ambrose Ambrose
im not 100% sure, but i think its always better to get the fruit from the produce department. Canned and frozen fruits have presurvitives in them and tho they will not harm you it is better to stick with fresh.
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Tikva Tikva
You're better off getting them frozen. Look at the label as well and make sure there are no preservatives.
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Tikva Originally Answered: Frozen fruit still as nutritious?
If you froze them immediately after picking them, they've probably got more nutrients than fresh ones you would get in the store. Sometimes, frozen fruits and veggies have more nutrients than fresh store bought ones, because they're frozen before they start to lose nutrients, whereas fresh produce is often picked unripe and then shipped across the country, and then sits on the shelf for several days, then sits in your fridge.... Not sure how this applies specifically to raspberries, but it is true for lots of produce.

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