FACTS

Tasty and good for you


Some facts about these delicious gems.

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What are
Shoots?

Shoots are seeds that are allowed to grow beyond slight germination, into young greens that are at their nutritional peak.

What are
Sprouts?

Sprouts are freshly germinated edible germinated seeds that are eaten whole, with the seed, root and stem still attached.
As a 'living' food, the enzymes in Sprouts help our body digest the nutrients in our food and boost the life- giving activity in our body. Sprouts continue to grow vitamins after being harvested.

Locally
grown food

All our sprouts are grown hydroponically following strict guidelines set out by the Food Standards of Australia and New Zealand.
Ultimate locally-grown food without pesticides, food additives, and other harmful fat-bolstering chemicals.

How to eat?

The culinary possibilities are endless and are limited only by your imagination.
They can be included in your salads, soups and sandwiches to enhance their nutritional content, colour, texture and flavour, added to a meal as an edible garnish to impress guests or simply enjoyed on their own.
Check our recipes

How to keep?

All sprouts and shoots must be kept refrigerated between 1-5 degrees Celsius.
It is important to rinse the sprouts before use with cold water and place them in the fridge as soon as possible after opening them.
Take note of the use by dates.

Little powerhouses

Forget your grandma’s over boiled, nutrient-sapped veggies! Sprouts and shoots are little powerhouses packed with whelms of goodness and taste great too!
Recently a study has proven that they contain considerably higher concentrations of vitamins and carotenoids (powerful antioxidents that help prevent some forms of cancer and heart disease) than their mature plant counterparts.

Enzymes

100 times more enzymes in sprouts than uncooked fruits and vegetables which allow your body to extract more vitamins, minerals, amino acids and essential fats from the foods you eat.

Vitamins

The sprouts themselves are high in vitamins, protein and essential fatty acids.
Ultimate locally-grown food without pesticides, food additives, and other harmful fat-bolstering chemicals.

Alkalizing
effect

Sprouts have an alkalizing effect on our bodies which can inhibit the onset of cancer.

Shake up your salads

A handful of sprouts turns an everyday salad into a super-charged energy boost.

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