The App Review: Perfect Produce App

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May 01, 2013

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

What it says it does: Want to eat more fruits and veggies, but find yourself sometimes confused in the produce aisle or the kitchen? How do you choose the best grapefruit? How do you keep avocados from turning brown so quickly? And what exactly does fennel look like? And how do you prepare it? So much produce, so many questions. Perfect Produce, is a quick and easy tool that demystifies the produce section of the supermarket. Pull out this application at the supermarket or in the kitchen. Healthy meal planning and grocery shopping just became that much easier! 

What it actually does: Perfect Produce contains all of the key Information on buying, storing, and preparing all the fruits and vegetables found in the supermarket. Users have the ability to search for produce based on nutritional content; for instance you can find foods high in fiber, calcium, or vitamin C, and more. The app also has thousands of healthy recipes with fruits and vegetables as a main ingredient - making it easier for everyone to get at least “5 a day! 

How useful is the information for target audience?: The app is very useful for those who want to eat more veggies and fruit, find some great recipes, and understand how to better store and use produce. Nutritional information and images are also very helpful and can make shoppers more comfortable when trying new foods.

Ease of use: The app’s interface is easy to use, provides quick information, great images, and a straightforward purpose.

Who would best benefit from the app?: The app is great for those who are looking to introduce new foods into their diet, as there is a plethora of information on how to shop, store, and use various produce items.

Cost: $1.99

Rating: 4 of 5

More info:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/perfect-produce-by-sparkpeople/id427975348?mt=8