Soil fumigation allows consumers to buy more fresh fruits and vegetables of higher quality at a price they can afford since severe pests and diseases are managed and harvests are suitable for sale.
Eating fruits and vegetables provides health benefits – people who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits and vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
Eating a diet rich in vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet may reduce risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke.
Eating a diet rich in some vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet may protect against certain types of cancers.
Diets rich in foods containing fiber, such as some vegetables and fruits, may reduce the risk of heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
Eating vegetables and fruits rich in potassium as part of an overall healthy diet may lower blood pressure, and may also reduce the risk of developing kidney stones and help to decrease bone loss. (Source: USDA)
As a company committed to growers of all kinds and the safe, plentiful production of food, we encourage you to make your own choice of conventional or organic. *The most important thing is that your diet and your family’s diet are filled with fruits and vegetables.