Seasonal eating is the core value of French’s savoir-vivre philosophy. Outdoor markets in France do not stock strawberries in December, and neither do they have oranges in June. French people savour their fruits in accordance to one tenet: Seasonal eating. Let’s find out more about this interesting eating philosophy through the article below.

Why do French eat seasonally

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Markets in France only stock seasonal fruits. At first, this might annoy you, but over time, you will gradually warm up to the ripeness of fresh fruits. One of the reasons why French eat seasonally is to take in the best nutrition and savour the best fruits.

Some seasonal fruits in France:


  • Vegetables: artichokes, asparagus, beets, spinach, etc.
  • Fruits: apricots, cherries, strawberries


  • Vegetables: corns, eggplants, potatoes, etc.
  • Fruits: limes, blackberries, peaches, plums, blueberries, raspberries


  • Vegetables: broccoli, Brussels sprouts, fennels, onions, shallots, etc.
  • Fruits: apples, figs, grapes, kiwi, pomegranates, etc.


  • Vegetables: carrots, cauliflowers, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, etc.
  • Fruits: lemons, oranges, tangerines, pears, dates

Frozen fruits, the ultimate solution to enjoy seasonal fruits all year round

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When French people want to taste non-seasonal fruits, they opt for frozen fruits, because these products still retain the flavour and nutritional values found in fresh fruits. If you want to eat seasonally like the French, but still want to taste some non-seasonal or exotic ones every once in a while, Andros’ frozen fruits are the perfect choice.

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Incorporating state-of-the-art refrigerating and preservation technology, Andros’ frozen fruits allow you to enjoy seasonal fruits any time of the year without losing any bit of the fruits’ flavour and nutritional values. You can choose your favourite Andros frozen fruits for baking, mixing, etc. here.

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