Owned by Jarnail Gill, Blossom River Organics is a grower and packer of Certified Organic cherries in the Similkameen Valley. Being located 30 minutes west of Osoyoos, the Similkameen is known as the Organic growing capital of Canada. Known for producing excellent cherries from the end of June to the end of July, Jarnail cultivates 9 different varieties of red cherries to extend the cherry season as long as possible.
Gala apples are one of the most common varieties of apple. They are a cross between the Cox Pippen, Red Delicious and Golden Delicious. </br> </br> Gala apples are a great snacking fruit as they are low in calories, high in water content and offer a fair amount of vitamins A, C and B. They also contain a dietary fiber known as pectin, which has been shown to lower cholesterol levels and help prevent heart attacks. They also contain trace amounts of boron, which has been touted for its ability to help build strong bones.
A sweet and crisp apple with a pink hue. An all time favourite at The Organic Box.</br> </br> Pink Lady apples are rich in dietary fiber and contain vitamin A as well as a quarter of your days vitamin C needs. An average Pink Lady apple contains between 50 and 60 calories and has a high water content. They also contain boron, which helps to strengthen bones and pectin, which aids in digestion.
Delicious Fuji apples' interior contains a creamy white flesh which boasts being dense, juicy and crisp. Low in acid its flavor is mild and sweet with hints of both honey and citrus.</br> </br> Fuji apples contain vitamins A and C as well trace amounts of folate and potassium. They are a good source of both soluble and insoluble fiber, which has been shown to help prevent heart disease and promote healthy digestion. A medium sized Fuji apple contains about 80 calories and is high in both water and sugar.