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3 Important Things You Need to Know About Fruit Labels Before Buying Them


We all enjoy the bitter or sweet and refreshing taste of fruits. Particularly in the summer when there is a host of variety you can choose from.

Also, the list of benefits from fruits and vegetables is endless. From essential vitamins to sugars that provide us with energy throughout the day. But, most of us don’t really pay attention to the stickers that are attached to fruits and vegetables.

The labels contain price lookup numbers or PLU code, and apart from using it to scan the price, they do tell more, if you only know how to read it.

The PLU code on the sticker can help you decide whether the product is organic or genetically modified and produced with fungicides, herbicides, and fertilizers. It is imperative that you learn how to read the labels, in order to avoid buying them.

3 Most Important Things About Fruit Stickers

1. If the 4-digit code on the label begins with the numbers 3 or 4, it means that the product is most likely grown conventionally.

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