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White grapes

energetic contribution

90 Cal / 140 gr

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 white grape. After Italy, the other producers are Chile, California and Argentina.

aspect and taste

The most common varieties in Italy are:, Italia, Regina, Vittoria and Pizzuttella. In other countries we can find other varieties such as Thompson Seedless, Superior Seedless, Prime Seedless, Waltham Cross, Dauphine. It's a large, heavy bunch, in the shape of a cone or truncated cone, pyramid or cylinder, depending on the variety. It's golden-yellow in colour, with medium-large, ovoid or elliptical grapes which have a medium-thick and frosty skin. The flavour is neutral and changes depending on to the varieties

maintenance

Maintain a well circulation of the air during the conservation. 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.