- Box weighs over 11kg and contains 135 portions of fruit and veg -
- Four types of salad, six varieties of vegetables and six sorts of fruit are included -
- £22 box is ordered online and delivered next day to your doorstep -
Morrisons is launching an extra large box of fruit and veg to help customers access food more easily and to eat healthily during the lockdown.
The 11kg box will feature a collection of fruit and veg favourites. Each box contains 135 portions of fruit & veg - meaning a family can easily eat their 5-a-day during the course of a week.
The boxes are priced at £22 - which includes next-day delivery to your doorstep – meaning that those people who are vulnerable, elderly or self-isolating do not need to leave their home.
A typical boxes’ salad items will include; peppers, tomatoes, lettuce and cucumber. Whilst vegetables may include; carrots, baking potatoes, onions,spinach, green beans and mushrooms. And fruits could include; apples, bananas, grapes, satsumas, lemons and pineapple.
Liz Taylor, Morrisons Fruit & Veg Director said: "Our fruit and veg box contains a wide variety of affordable and good quality fruit and veg. A family can simply order one box - and get all of the vegetables they need for healthy meals for the week. They can be ordered alongside other food boxes such as our Meat Box and Fish Box - that we’ve recently launched to play our full part in feeding the nation.”
A typical Morrisons Fruit and Veg Box will contain:
- Baking potatoes 2.5kg
- Trimmed green beans 80g
- Onions 1kg
- Wonky carrots 1kg
- Chestnut mushrooms 250g
- Baby spinach 160g
- Baby plum tomatoes 250g
- The Best baby sweet peppers 250g
- Royal gala apples (6 pack)
- Ripen at home bananas (5 pack)
- Unwaxed lemons (5 pack)
- Whole pineapple
- Satsumas 600g
- Red grapes 500g
- Whole cucumber
- Round lettuce
The Morrisons Fruit and Veg Box will be available to buy on the Morrisons Food Box website www.morrisons.com/food-boxes/. Delivery is the next day for orders placed before 3pm.
Recipe inspiration from Morrisons chefs can be found here; www.morrisons.com/content/recipes.
Morrisons now produces 30,000 food boxes a week. Customers can choose from ten varieties including; a Vegetarian Food Box, Gluten Free Food Box, BBQ Food Box, Assorted Fish Box and British Farmers Food Box. For more information, visit: morrisons.com/food-boxes.