Pre-packaged salad at food bank

The convenience of pre-packed salad greens is just one of the choices found at FoodBank’s marketplace. Open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am – Noon at 1133 San Felipe Road in Hollister. Call for additional information: (831) 637-0340.

Have you ever asked yourself whether pre-packaged salad greens keep their nutritional value? After all, they go through a process of washing and chopping and packaging before we see them available for selection in the market. A recent article by Lisa Drayer, a nutritionist, author and CNN health and nutrition contributor, sheds some light on the still-healthy state of bagged greens in her interview with Mario G. Ferruzzi, a professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences at North Carolina State University.

Community Food Bank’s mission is to provide food, nutritional education and advocacy for our neighbors in need within San Benito County.

 

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