Season 14, Ep 18 - Canned Fruit
Unfortunately we can’t get fresh apricots all year round so we're take a closer look at the canned variety…
Woolworths Select - $1.89
SPC - $2.19
Watties - $2.45.
All our products are 410g in size and come in fruit juice. We will compare nutrition, bang for buck, look at how many you actually get in a can, and get our Target Family to taste and rate…
SPC - 0.8 g
SELECT - N/A
fresh apricot you get about 0.9g per 100g and looking at our cans..Watties
gives you 1.2g per 100g and SPC 0.8g…The Select label doesn’t mention dietary
fibre and when we made enquiries they said they don’t test their apricots for
SPC - 11.8g
SELECT/ WATTIE’S - 10.1g
The total sugars in a
fresh apricot is 8.4g per 100g compared with our canned varieties above.
Choosing canned fruit in juice is a healthierchoice ‘cause the ones that come in a syrup
basecontain more sugar and therefore
more empty calories…Watties and Select
have the least amount of juice with 150ml and SPC had the most with approx.
Amount of apricot halves in each can
SELECT - 20 apricot halves
WATTIES - 15 apricot halves
SPC - 15 apricot halves
1st - SELECT and SPC
2nd - WATTIES
Combining taste with nutrition, price and bang for
buck…WOOLWORTHS SELECT you are ripe for the picking…CONGRATS!