Foods

Green/AmberComments and suggestions
FreshGreenChoose fresh fruits in-season for better flavour and value.

Serve in different ways to add interest (for example: fruit
kebabs, grapes in a cup, chopped in a cone, sliced cubed,
wedges, quarters, spirals (using slinky machine)).

FrozenGreenFrozen
  • Many fruits are suitable to freeze (for example:
banana, orange, grapes, pineapple).
Canned or in tubs,
including fruit puree
GreenBest choices are those canned in natural juice. Serve with low or reduced-fat yoghurt or custard to add interest and variety.
DriedAmberDried fruit sticks to teeth, so is best eaten as part of a meal.
Fruit leathers and
other dried fruit-based
snack foods
AmberFruit leathers must be at least 100% fruit.
Keep the serve size small.
Use the guide below for examples of serve sizes for
dried fruit.
  • Sultanas – small box 40g
  • 4 dried apricot halves
  • 4 – 5 apple rings
  • Fruit leathers 25g or less