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Put the freeze on fruit waste

Put the freeze on fruit waste

This summer, make food-waste friendly popsicles at home with leftover fruits and berries. They’re healthy, refreshing and have no added sugar. You just blend, pour, top up, and freeze overnight.

Nearly half of all food waste comes from home, and with 63% of household food waste being avoidable, we’ve got a delicious tip to help put the freeze on fruit waste.


Doing your part to reduce fruit waste is as easy as a blitz in the blender! Just blend bruised and over-ripe fruits and berries into the perfect base for a refreshing popsicle.


15% of household food waste is fruit. Save bruised fruit with this recipe from Hellmann’s.

WHAT YOU NEED

  1. Over-ripe or bruised fruit
  2. Fruit juice (any flavour)
  3. Plain yogurt
  4. Blender
  5. Popsicle tray

WHAT TO DO

  1. Wash the fruit you want to use. Core and cube if needed.
  2. Put your fruit and a bit of juice into the blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour fruit mixture into popsicle trays.
  4. Top up the popsicle trays with your preferred juice or yogurt.
  5. Freeze overnight or for at least 6 hours.
  6. Enjoy!

Tip

If you don’t have fruit juice on hand, just add a little water to the fruit and blend until smooth.