New Zealand butternut is available from December through to June.
Store in a cool, dry and dark place, when cut store in the refrigerator. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
The butternut squash is a Native American gourd that became popular in the mid-nineteenth century.
1 wedge = 130 g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity per 100 g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||0%||0.1|
|- saturated (g)||0.04||0%||0.03|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||12.4||4%||9.5|
|- sugars (g)||5.6||6%||4.3|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||2.9||10%||2.2|
|Vitamin A Eqiuv. (µg)||754||100% RDI*||580|
|Vitamin C (mg)||26||25% RDI*||20|
|Folate (µg)||35||18% RDI*||27|
|Pantothenic acid (mg)||0.5||10% ESADDI**||0.4|
|Vitamin E (mg)||2.4||24% RDI*||1.8|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs.
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
**Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake
Source: FOODfiles 2016