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FAQs

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General

Frozen.  Unopened packages of frozen fruit and frozen vegetables are good for 8 to 10 months beyond their packaged print date if kept in the freezer.   GreenSky prints 8 months for Best Before Date.

Chlorophyll (the green pigment found in leafy greens) can actually keep your Veggie Pod alive longer, up to 48 hours.  Also, the lemon, ginger and mint have preservative properties which will support the freshness.  However, GreenSky only recommends keeping your unopened Veggie Pod in the fridge for up to 24 hours to ensure maximum freshness, nutrition and taste.

Food safety and quality is our priority.   Sustainability opportunities are being developed with the possibility to up-cycle the pod cups for clothing manufacturing.

GreenSky has chosen to work with Bonson from New Zealand who provide only sustainable and environmentally friendly range of recyclable and biodegradable products.  Every single one of their products is a testament to how they consider sustainability an integral part of their operation, whilst upholding the highest standards of product quality and food safety.

Yes, please do, both pod cups and pod box. Recycle in your approved council recycling bin.

Sustainability is very important to GreenSky.

There maybe a local option of up-cycling for clothing manufacturing.  We are waiting on hearing back from the Australian manufacturers Terracycle.

Research is being carried out in manufacturing a freezer grade biodegradable pod membrane.

Try using the empty cups for Mini-Seedling for Herb Gardens.

They're also handy as paint Cups for school nurseries and master painters.

NOTE The plastic pod cups are made from Recycle Code 5 using Polypropylene. 

Pods

"You can taste the goodness".  Julia Laaman

It really depends on what spinach, apple , mint, lemon and cucumbers etc usually taste like to you.  I personally found it bitter at first because I was not very healthy when I began my journey, so I had to reclaim my palette so to speak.  Now I find Veggie Pods refreshing and subtly sweet.  Enjoy, Sky x


This is the fibre of ginger. Ginger reduces gas, improves digestion and is loaded with antioxidants, (compounds that prevent stress and damage to your body's DNA). They may help your body fight off chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, and diseases of the lungs, plus promote healthy ageing.

by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS webmd.com


Nutrition

The medicinal properties in whole foods are enormous.  Blending fruits and vegetables retains fibre and nutrients that juicing excludes.  Between cold-pressed juicing and blending, blending seems to be the healthiest plan of action if you want to drink your plant-based foods.  GreenSky blends everything: the seeds, pulp, pith, skin and stems… even some of the lemon rind.

A review of available human research, published in the May 2014 issue of "Integrative Cancer Therapies," concluded that flaxseed consumption either had no impact, or caused a decrease in blood levels of oestrogen.  

by Paula Martinac livingstrong.com

Flaxseed is commonly used to improve digestive health or relieve constipation. Flaxseed may also help lower total blood cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad") cholesterol levels, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease. 

by Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.  mayoclinic.org

GreenSky only works with Australian farmers who are organically certified.  Being weather dependant (drought / flood / frost) we are lucky to be supplied consistently by the following farms:

Cumbers - Sun Up, Qld

Apples - McMahon, Qld

Lemons - Goorman Valley / Finley Park, Vic

Kale - Coolibah Herbs, Vic

Spinach - Coolibah Herbs, Vic

Ginger - Beau Vista, Qld or AOF (Australian Organic Farmers), Qld 

Parsley - Coolibah Herbs, Vic

Mint - Coolibah Herbs, Vic

Turmeric - Bellbird, NSW

Linseed - Lotus Organic Golden, packed in Australia from local ingredients


Delivery

FROZEN.

We previously worked with several third party distributors, but found that they all lacked the love or care with the arrival of our products, so GreenSky decided to keep all deliveries in house.

Let us know what town you live in so that we can build a list of interested friends to deliver directly or supply to your local store.

We are keen to please. Let us know what town you live in so that we can build a list of interested friends to deliver directly or supply to your local store.

GreenSky is able to deliver to you anywhere in Brisbane - even to your work.

If you need to pop out, being a frozen product, we ask customers to leave out a cooler bag and some ice blocks or an esky by your door.