pomegranate

POMEGRANATE

Fresh & sweet

POMEGRANATE

The pomegranate is a wonderful red fruit, roughly the same size as an orange. The fruit is packed with masses of edible seeds. The seeds consist of light or dark red, jelly-like flesh surrounding an edible white pip. The pomegranate is very healthy and has a wonderful taste.

ORIGIN

The pomegranate originates from former Persia. Our pomegranates come from all corners of the world: Peru, Israel, Argentina, Turkey, Spain, Chile, South Africa and India.

Taste

The pomegranate has a fresh, sweet-tart taste.

Use

Pomegranates can be eaten raw and can be juiced. Also delicious in a fruit salad, a creamy dessert or as a topping on ice cream.

Storage

Pomegranates can be stored in the refrigerator for approximately a week. They will continue to ripen if kept at room temperature.

TIP!

Pomegranates are a source of potassium, vitamin C and many other substances that boost your immune system.

Availability

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Nutritional value

per 100 gr
Energy 85kcal
Energy 360 kJ
Carbohydrates 17,5 g
of which sugars 12 g
Fat 0,7 g
of which saturates 0,2 g
Fibre 2,5 g
Protein 1 g
Sodium 3 mg
Vitamin C 6,5 mg

Growing areas

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Tips for preparing pomegranate

How do you open a pomegranate?

De granaatappelpitjes zijn heerlijk maar je krijgt ze er vaak lastig uit. In deze video geven we je meerdere manieren om de granaatappelpitjes er uit te krijgen!

Step by step

Step 1

Cut the pomegranate in half.

Step 2

Cut the halves into sections.

Step 3

Press out the seeds in a bowl of water.

Peeling the pomegranate under water is less fiddly and avoids a lot of mess.
The seeds sink to the bottom of the bowl and the white membrane floats to the top.
This makes it easy to remove the membrane before using the seeds.

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