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Spring has sprung! And that means it’s time to adjust your menus to add some lovely spring produce and introduce new flavours to your plate with some of the freshest and most flavoursome fruits and vegetables. As the days are getting longer and temperatures rising, the spring season is always very exciting as most of your favourite spring fruit and veggies have started to show up in supermarket and this time, it's not the more expensive imported food. A bonus is that some of the winter produce is still available too.
With many fruits and vegetables in season, here's what you can expect this spring. So adjust your shopping trolley accordingly and embrace seasonal shopping, it's good for both your wellbeing and your bank account. 

Spring is September-October-November. As the season progresses, there will be more of these fruits and vegetables available in stores. 

Fruit

Apricots
Blackberries
Cherries
Prunes
Watermelon
Raspberries
Sweet melon
Plums
Avocado
Bananas
Apples
Dates
Naartjies
Lemons
Nectarines
Oranges
Paw-paws
Strawberries
Pears

Vegetables

Waterblommetjies,
Asparagus
Turnips
Spring onion
Beetroot
Spinach
Peas
Cabbage
Green beans
Mielies
Celery
Parsley
Cucumber
Mushrooms
Garlic
Lettuce

Remember, fruits and vegetables taste so much healthier when picked fresh and produce is cheaper and richer than out-of-season ingredients.