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Black Grapes

energetic contribution

90 cal / 140 g

nutritional values

Serving size 140 gr.

% Daily value

TOTAL FAT 2%
SATURATED FAT 0%
CHOLESTEROL 0%
SODIUM 2%
TOTAL CARBOHYDRATE 8%
DIETARY FIBRES 4%
SUGARS 23g
PROTEIN 1 g
VITAMIN A 2%
VITAMIN C 25%
CALCIUM 2%
IRON 2%

origin

Italy is the main producer in the world of table grape. After Italy, the other producers are Chile, California and Argentina.

aspect and taste

It has got large, long black-violet bunches with a cylindrical-pyramid or conical shape. The grapes are quite large and oval, with a medium-thick frosty skin. They have a lasting flavour which changes depending on the varieties.

maintenance

If you conserve the grapes at high temperatures you can cause the deterioration and damages to the fruit. To avoid this fact, keep the fruit at 32-36 degrees F/0-2 centigrade degrees. Also the exposition to ethylene for long periods can cause the deterioration and damages. Keep the grape far from products that produce ethylene and far from ripening rooms.

Features and use in the kitchen

Grapes are extremely digestive and has many therapeutic qualities; first of all it has laxative and diuretic function. It is helpful against dyspepsia, haemorrhoids, urinary and bile ducts stones. It also stimulates epathic functions, helps digestion, reduces cholesterol level in blood and eliminates uric acid. It has to be consumed fresh or in fruit salads and it can also be used to prepare sweets, jams, jellies and sherbets.