Morrisons launches extra large fruit & veg box for next-day delivery

Morrisons is launching an extra large box of fruit and veg to help customers access food more easily and to eat healthily during the lockdown.

The 11kg box will feature a collection of fruit and veg favourites. Each box contains 135 portions of fruit & veg - meaning a family can easily eat their 5-a-day during the course of a week.

The boxes are priced at £22 - which includes next-day delivery to your doorstep – meaning that those people who are vulnerable, elderly or self-isolating do not need to leave their home.

A typical boxes’ salad items will include; peppers, tomatoes, lettuce and cucumber. Whilst vegetables may include; carrots, baking potatoes, onions,spinach, green beans and mushrooms. And fruits could include; apples, bananas, grapes, satsumas, lemons and pineapple.

Liz Taylor, Morrisons Fruit & Veg Director, said, 'Our fruit and veg box contains a wide variety of affordable and good quality fruit and veg. A family can simply order one box - and get all of the vegetables they need for healthy meals for the week. They can be ordered alongside other food boxes such as our Meat Box and Fish Box - that we’ve recently launched to play our full part in feeding the nation.”

A typical Morrisons Fruit and Veg Box will contain:

Baking potatoes 2.5kg
Trimmed green beans 80g
Onions 1kg
Wonky carrots 1kg
Chestnut mushrooms 250g
Baby spinach 160g
Baby plum tomatoes 250g
The Best baby sweet peppers 250g
Royal gala apples (6 pack)
Ripen at home bananas (5 pack)
Unwaxed lemons (5 pack)
Whole pineapple
Satsumas 600g
Red grapes 500g
Whole cucumber
Round lettuce

The Morrisons Fruit and Veg Box will be available to buy on the Morrisons Food Box website Delivery is the next day for orders placed before 3pm.

Recipe inspiration from Morrisons chefs can be found here;

Morrisons now produces 30,000 food boxes a week. Customers can choose from ten varieties including; a Vegetarian Food Box, Gluten Free Food Box, BBQ Food Box, Assorted Fish Box and British Farmers Food Box.