As some evidence for choices of fruit and vegetables, Symarom Asia can confirm that there is a clear effect between our perceptions of food and what is the food looks like.

Do you know there is a large amount of fruit and vegetables that are perfectly edible, but rejected by restaurants, foodshops, supermarkets, just because of wonky appearances, for example unusual shape or ugly skin?

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Imperfect produce maybe good? Let Symarom Asia tell you why

More Nutrients in wonky fruit

Have you known that apples with scabs are more nutrition than their good-looking relatives? The studies of scientists in 6 years ago shows that the fruits fights to pests and fungus for survival contain more nutrition, for instance antioxidants.

In apples, phenolic acids that are released in the defense process will help people fight bacteria and cancer cells as well as enhance diuretic activity, immunity.

Wounded veggie and fruit are organic

Experience tells that “wounded”, imperfect looking vegetables and fruits result from avoiding chemical pesticides, fungicides in organic farms. In contrary, most of veggies come with the perfect store-worthy look often rely on chemicals.

The absence of chemicals can ensure the amount of nutrients and antioxidants, just says that “Less bad stuff, more good stuff”. However, these kind of fruits and veggies only regarded as “second grade” and mostly rejected by supermarkets.

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Wonky products can affect Climate Change

It come to the truth that an ugly apple a day can keep emissions CO2 unneededly. Why the waste food get bad effects on our planet? Because they account for a lot of avoidable CO2 emissions.

For example, In UK, 18 million tonnes of expired meat and milk, imperfect fresh produce ( up to 39% of annual food waste of the country! ) that are taken to garbage dump account for 17 million tonnes of carbon dioxide. And add to that, the resources used in the growing, colleting and transporting all imperfect produce also count.

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