How Fruit and veg reaches your supermarket

Have you ever wondered how your fruit and vegetables make it to the supermarket in a condition ready to eat, despite having to be transported and packaged? As big lovers of our fruit and veg, we’ve taken a look at the journeys of six popular products and the tactics put in place to ensure they don’t spoil before being sold.

From being picked before ripeness, to the use of chemicals that prevent spoilage or encourage ripening, we’ve uncovered the processes that ensure the fruit and vegetables on the supermarket shelves remain ready to sell. And whilst very often necessary, this may help to explain why nothing quite beats the taste of homegrown produce!

So check out the infographic below to find out more…!

How food reaches supermarkets info graphic