Is canned fruit as good as fresh?

The advantages of canned foods have long been recognised. They are a fast convenient and inexpensive alternative to sourcing fresh fruits and vegetables. But little has been known about the nutritional value of these foods – until now.

In a time where we are all being encouraged to eat more fruit and vegetables, studies shows that nutritional content of canned peaches are as good as fresh, and in some respects better. This is because canning process makes many nutrients like vitamin C, E and folate and antioxidants more bio-available.

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Looking for some inspiration using delicious canned peaches? Click here to see our recipe for mouthwatering Waffles with Roasted Peaches and Brandy Butter.

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