GREEN SPOON Releases New Limited-Edition Superfood Potages

21.February.2021 | FOOD / Uncategorized

GREEN SPOON is a Japanese company whose mission is to promote a fun and healthy eating lifestyle and culture to people in the form of fruits and vegetables that are delivered to consumers every month. This year, the food brand is releasing a new series of three soups for the spring season which will be served on March 1, March 29, and April 26 respectively.

 

These limited-time soup recipes are the latest to join GREEN SPOON’s menu of 15 soups which was first released in November 2020. The line-up features three potages packed full of superfoods and nutrients.

 

“Like the Sun” is a nutty, butternut squash potage that will release on March 1. This will be followed by the beetroot and red onion sour potage “Toriko” on March 29. Finally, “See the sea” is an avocado potage made with olives and will arrive on April 26. Each can be ordered to any address in Japan via GREEN SPOON’s official website. A maxium of two can be ordered each month per person.

 

The Line-Up

“Like the Sun” Butternut Squash Nutty Potage

The butternut squash in “Like the Sun” brings a smooth sweetness to the potage. This is layered with various spices as well as almonds and hazelnuts for a nutty fragrance.

The result is a rich potage with a distinct moist texture and melon-like flavour. The squash is as velvety as butter and combines deliciously with the nut assortment.

 

“Toriko” Beetroot & Red Onion Sour Potage

“Toriko” is a sour potage that mixes together beets, mini tomatoes, red onions, and apple cider vinegar for a refreshing, tangy kick. The combination of ingredients also makes for a colourful presentation and healthy pack of nutrients.

 

“See the sea” Olive Avacado Potage

“See the sea” is a creamy Mediterranean-style potage packed full of umami flavour made with avacado, anchovies, green olives, and dried tomato. Avocado is a superfood containing rich vitamins and minerals. It’s also rich in oleic acid, a healthy fat.

 

Price Plan (Before Tax)

8 Monthly Plan: ¥7,200 in Total (¥900 per delivery)

12 Monthly Plan: ¥10,500 in Total (¥875 per delivery)

20 Monthly Plan: ¥16,800 in Total (¥840 per delivery)

Stay warm this winter with one of GREEN SPOON’s special soups.

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