How to clean fruits and vegetables. Did you know that up to 20 pairs of hands will touch your fruit and veg from the field they are grown to your family’s plate? I don’t know about you but that kind of grosses me out a little and screams bacteria central. Not only has your fresh produce played pass the parcel with a handful of hands but if you haven’t opted for organic produce your wholefoods may carry a whole lot of other harmful substances too.
During farming, produce is sprayed with a generous list of chemicals that can be detrimental to our health including pesticides and waxes to help boost production and maintain the required levels of supply and demand for big food chains. Your fresh produce can also be compromised by contaminants during harvesting, transportation, packing and finally ending up in your shopping basket – not so fresh right?
That little apple has had quite a journey before it reaches your mouth, so we think it’s a fabulous idea to wash your fruit and veg well.
Now most of you would already rinse your fruit and veg with water before eating but did you know that pesticides and waxes are designed to be water resistant? Washing in water alone is sometimes not enough to rid your red delicious of all things rancid.
Raw Blend to the rescue! Of course we have you covered … we wouldn’t leave you hangin’. Safeguard Fruit & Veggie Wash is a blend of 100% natural and organic ingredients that when mixed with water allows the water to then stick to the dirt, chemicals and waxes for easy and efficient removal.
It is super easy to use, contains no chemicals and successfully removes up to 100 times more contaminants than water alone! Que audience gasp … yep it sounds pretty amazing right? Did I mention that it smells awesome too! Let’s face it we all love a product that has a fresh citrus scent.
So, the next time you are making yourself a delicious and nutritious smoothie ask yourself, how clean are my fruit and veg?