GOOD THINGS COME IN CANS, JARS AND CUPS

California Cling peaches provide your family:

  • The same or better nutrition than fresh
  • Less sugar per serving of fruit than other choices
  • More nutrients for less money than fresh or frozen options
conclusion

“The nutritional content of canned peaches has been shown in this study to be comparable to that of fresh peaches. There were no statistically significant decreases in those nutritional parameters measured in this study between fresh freestone peaches and canned cling peaches.”

highlights
  • Vitamin C levels were found to be almost 4x higher in canned than fresh
  • Folate levels were found to be 10x higher in canned than fresh
  • Antioxidants were found to be 1.5x higher in canned than fresh
  • Fresh and canned had comparable levels of Vitamin E
conclusion

With canned foods, Americans can stretch their food budget, get virtually the same nutrition as fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables and alleviate accessibility, storage and food safety issues.

highlights
  • Canned fruits and vegetables are superior options in terms of nutritional value relative to cost of serving
  • Canned peaches are a better value than fresh peaches
  • Canned fruits and vegetables provide favorable nutritional uptake at a lower consumer cost
  • Canned fruits and vegetables have a sustained shelf-life with no need for refrigeration/energy consumption