Fruit and vegetables from Val Venosta
Red, green and orange are the colors of summer
Val Venosta – more than just excellent apples
Val Venosta is not only known for its excellent apples but also for its seasonal fruit and vegetables such as strawberries, apricots, cherries and cauliflower. These are all indispensable products in the hottest season of the year to supply our body with all the nutritional substances that it needs, to moisturize the body, to supply it with mineral salts and to prepare our skin for the sun. Red, green and orange are the colors of summer fruit and vegetables from Val Venosta.
Bright red strawberries from Val Martello
Strawberries from Val Venosta are so sweet, juicy and tasty because they grow under the sun in Val Martello where the moderate temperatures allow them to ripen more slowly and delicately. They are virtually perfect in summer as they are a concentrate of health and wellbeing: They do not only contain an explosion of vitamins C, A and B that are essential in summer, but also mineral salts, potassium, magnesium, zinc and copper. These are all essential elements for a balanced and correct diet and help you to get a nice tan. Strawberries consist of 90 percent water and are thus easily digestible with only 33 calories per 100 gram.
Crunchy and tasty cauliflower from Val Venosta
High cultivation areas are a synonym of high quality. The special microclimate in Val Venosta, in fact, enables the harvest of beautiful cauliflowers when they are no longer available in the plain. Cauliflower from Val Venosta is white and firm, has an aromatic but delicate taste and is rich in vitamin C, calcium and potassium. It is low in calories and a real treasure of micronutrients that are essential for our body, especially during the summer season. No matter if you eat it raw, cook it in the oven or steam it – cauliflower from Val Venosta is ideal for the preparation of healthy and light summer dishes.
Shining orange apricots from Val Venosta
The most authentic, tender and delicious apricots grow in Val Venosta where the air is fresh and dry and where the great range of temperatures between day and night helps them to become tender delicacies. Apricots are summer fruits that are rich in fibers and beta-carotene, which is ideal for a tan without burning because it protects the skin from UV rays during long sun exposure. In fact, beta-carotene favors the production of melanin, which helps you to get a lasting tan.
Ruby-red cherries from Val Venosta
These irresistible summer fruits grow at altitudes between 800 and 1000 meters surrounded by mountain chains and are thus particularly crunchy but also sweet and juicy at the same time. Cherries are antioxidant fruits rich in mineral salts and vitamins C and A that allow the muscles to recover after physical activity and reduce tensions. Cherries belong to those fruits that are a must in summer and exalt the benefits of this season.
Have you ever wondered who defends your apples in Val Venosta? Most of you would say the farmers, of course, with meticulous inspection rounds and skillful movements. That’s true but tiny creatures do a large part of the work, too. Get to know them!