A line dedicated to the 5 colours of the vegetable kingdom. Blue/Purple, Green, White, Yellow/Orange and Red: every colour of nature’s rainbow has its own healthy properties, and we should eat a bit of each every day!

Bring to the table the variety of fruit and vegetables 5 colours.

Fruits and vegetables are essential for our well-being and the protective substances they contain often feature their bright colours. Consuming every day at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables of the 5 colours we can obtain greater protection of our organism.

Fruits and vegetables have bright and inviting colours thanks to special and protective substances useful to our body, called Polyphenols and Flavonoids.

Each colour corresponds to specific substances with protective action, so it is good to vary the consumption of fruit and vegetables throughout the day to cover the needs of our body.

Also SAB Ortofrutta, in a cooperation project with Unaproa, adhered to the “I 5 Colori del benessere” initiative by developing an ad hoc range of fresh cut salads whose packaging recall, in terms of colours, the communication of «I 5 Colori del benessere ». Each recipe also contains at least one ingredient belonging to the reference colour.

Purple-Blue

Purple cauliflower, red cabbages, aubergines, radicchio, black figs, wild berries (raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, currants), plums, black grapes.

The blue-violet rich in vitamin C, contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress and contributes to the reduction of tiredness.

Green

Asparagus, barilla plant, basil, Italian herbs, broccoli, cabbage broccoli, cabbage, artichokes, cucumbers, chicory, turnip greens, aromatic herbs, endive, lettuce, meloncella, rocket, parsley, spinach, zucchini, kiwi, white grapes.

Green contains magnesium and folate, which contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. Folic acid is indicated for women planning a pregnancy.

White

Garlic, onion, cauliflower, fennel, mushrooms, leeks, celery, apples, pears, white figs, walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, chestnuts.

White provides fiber, valuable for the intestine, and potassium, which helps maintain normal blood pressure.

Yellow-Orange

Apricots, oranges, clementine, khaki, lemons, mandarins, grapefruits, medlars, nectarines, peaches, carrots, peppers, melons, pumpkins.

The yellow / orange group contains beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A. Vitamin A contributes to the maintenance of normal skin and vision.

Red

Watermelons, beets, tomatoes, peppers, turnips, radishes, red oranges, cherries, strawberries.

Red is rich in vitamin C, which contributes to the maintenance of the normal function of the immune system.