Helpful Hints

Ripen with care:  how to choose and store your avocados wisely!

September 2015


The avocado is a versatile and scrumptious single-seeded fruit; and when ripened and stored with care, avocado can be kept fresh and tasty for days after purchase.


However, according to fresh produce buyer for City Pantry, Banana Bar and Fruit bar, Colin Follett of Fresh Connections, consumers often prefer to buy an avocado when it is ripe and then find their produce can become squishy and discoloured within a matter of days.  read more about Avocados




Make the most of your ripe bananas!

September 2015


Someone from City Pantry put their ripe bananas to good use over the weekend and baked this simple, yummy banana bread. Banana bread recipe