The App Review: Harvest

May 15, 2013

Each week we review a food related app. This week it’s Harvest – find out what the Lempert Report thought.

What it says it does: Harvest is your guide to selecting the freshest, ripest, healthiest and best-tasting produce. Whether it's knocking on watermelons, smelling pineapples, squeezing avocados, or examining the color of peaches, you'll always know the best approach. Harvest features an elegant and efficient collection of intelligent tips and techniques for purchasing the best quality fruits and vegetables, and well as how to best store and keep the produce fresh. Harvest aims to boost produce purchasing by helping users skillfully select items and spend money most efficiently. You’ll have the knowledge to choose produce with the absolute best quality and maximize freshness and shelf life through optimal storage.

What it actually does: Harvest helps shoppers shop and store produce. The app offers instructions on how to choose and best store and keep your perfect produce. Storing has it's own plethora of unobvious tips and tricks. For instance, did you know that garlic is best stored out of the refrigerator, and that corn loses half its sugar content in one day out of refrigeration? The app is easy to search and users will better understand how long foods will last, as the app features information on which items will continue ripening at home, and which are as good as they get when you see them in the store

How useful is the information for target audience?: The information is very useful; those who already eat a lot of produce and those new to eating fruits and veggies can both benefit from knowing the best ways to pick and store their produce.

Ease of use: Harvest is easy to use, straightforward searching and menus, all of the information you need in one place!

Who would best benefit from the app?: Looking to keep your produce fresher longer? This app is for you. Do you have good intentions of eating more fruits and veggies but they go soft and moldy in just days – Harvest will help you make the most of your produce.

Cost: $1.99

Rating: 4 of 5

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