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Mangoes

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Become an Expert at itMangoes have taken over our taste buds worldwide! From Brazil to the Ivory Coast, and Mexico, everybody wants some. Only 100 g of this delicious fruit will bring in 100% of your required provitamin A daily intake! You may be familiar with Beta-Carotene, the orange pigment known for its antioxidant and anticancer benefits – these are part of the provitamin A family – but you knew that already…! Mangoes are also rich in vitamin C and oligoelements, namely potassium, which is sought after to keep a smooth and youthful looking skin, just like its skin! Something to daydream about and keep us in good shape! Go, go, go!

Slice of lifeBrazil, here we come! Looking for adventure? Head for the mouth of the Amazon River, however avoid the month of December, as you may be hit on the head by mangoes along the way!! There is such a notable risk that insurers have come up with a specific policy against fruit of over 1 lb, as they could break a car windshield! With GoGo squeeZ, you don’t have to worry about falling mangoes! Rest assured and squeeZ away to release the stress.
A trick to impressYou love the taste of it but have a hard time getting to it? Here is a fun trick to cut it ‘hedgehog-style’! First get rid of the pit by cutting a 1-inch thick slice in the in the middle of the fruit, lengthwise. Then take care of the 2 halves left; with the tip of a knife, make light cross-cut slices, without cutting through the skin! Flip the halves inside-out and there you go, you got yourself 2 lovely hedgehogs! Now, you only have to cut off the yummy cubes and place them in a bowl. For less cutting and just has much fun, go for a GoGo squeeZ!

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Bananas

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Well kept secretsWith 90 calories per 100 g, bananas are by far the most sustaining fruit to last till dinner. Students and athletes alike love it for its slow-releasing carbs. Look for the bright yellow ones, those will keep you awake the longest! Not only do they taste delicious, they are great for fighting against low-blood pressure with their high potassium and high iron content. And for all the gluten-free dieters out there, bananas are the way to go, go! So don’t go bananas looking for a snack, grab a GoGo squeeZ apple-banana!

Let’s get cookingOver 12,000 years ago, in Indonesia, a man was growing his first plant ever… and it was a banana. Nowadays, it’s still the No1 fruit produced in the whole wide world! It’s ideal for appetizers to main course, and of course it’s great for snacking! Loving mothers from Western Africa, India and Latin America all turn to plantains for the star ingredient – fried, ‘alloco’ style, in patties, or in Licuado de platano, a blend of bananas. They also make savoury chips with them, to snack on while chatting with mommy friends. But when is come to deserts, the Cavendish variety is a classic, it melts in your mouth… and in our GoGo squeeZ pouches too! It’s finger licking good, and speaking of which, did you know where the name came from? It’s Bantoo or Arabic and it means ‘finger’!

Something to smile aboutWhat about a little riddle? Imagine a very tall coconut tree at the bottom of which sit a lion, a monkey, a giraffe and a squirrel. Which one will be the quickest to grab a banana? The giraffe with its elongated neck, the lion with its sturdy paws, the monkey who will climb the tree in a minute, or the fast and furious squirrel? So...?
None of them! It’s a coconut tree, not a banana tree! Haha!

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Fun
tip n°9

Some fun for everyone

Bowling is your thing? You can now go bowling any day, any time with GoGo squeeZ! There is so much fun to be had with these colourful pouches. However, you’ll need to fuel up with applesauce, as we need 10 of them for this game.

Once empty, rinse them and fill them with water or sand to make pins out of them. Place them in a triangle shape and bowl away using a tennis ball! Now that’s simple and fun!

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EXPERIENCE OUR FUN CAPS!

Our GoGo squeeZ can take-off with their Heli’cap. They are easier to screw on and off for all children.

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Recycling
Tip n°6

Why make a case out of it!

Once you’re done with the applesauce, all you’re left with is a green empty pouch that can still be lots of fun! Why don’t you recycle it into something convenient and playful?

Pencil case, make-up case, sowing case… so many ways to make a case! Simply clean the empty pouches, cut them open and assemble them together! Some thread and a sowing machine are required to build them, along with a zipper, a snap button or a velcro to close them properly!

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Peaches

Try them once and you’ll be hooked

Everything you need to about peaches
Whether they be yellow, white or donut-shaped, who doesn’t love peaches? It’s an excellent fruit by all means: tasty, juicy and yummy, as well as filled with antioxidant, vitamin A and C! All of which helps us fight disease. Did you know that the more orange is the flesh, the higher its vitamin content? With 87% water and 9% sugar, this fruit is as refreshing and delicious as an orange. Can’t help but loving it!

A rich and long historyInitially, peaches were called Punus Persica, because Aristotle thought it came from Persia. Well, he was wrong. It actually comes from China, found 3000 year ago, it symbolizes revival, eternal life and longevity. It then went on its merry way to India, and the Middle East where it landed in Persia only to be picked up by Alexander the Great who brought it to Europe. Nowadays, different varietals such as Snow Ball, Jade and Diamond Bright have taken over the world! Sometime acidic, other times sweet, peaches are always welcome in our GoGo squeeZ pouches. Now try to resist them!

Shine bight by your wisdomDid you know that peaches were once forbidden to some? In the 15th Century, Sabadino degli Arienti, an Italian author, wrote about an earthling man, Messire Lippo, who caught a peasant stealing peaches. He accused him of breaching social order and taking privileges kept for people of a certain class! At that time, some foods such as peaches were meant for Nobility. Let’s remember that doctors thought that stomachs from the Lords were to be treated differently than the servants’. At least today, we are all entitled to have peaches when we see fit – in GoGo squeeZ pouches or as is.

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