Health Aspects

  • Increased intake of fruit and vegetables reduces coronary heart disease (CHD)
  • Fruit and vegetable consumption contributes to heart health
  • A high intake of fruit and vegetables reduces coronary heart disease (CHD)1

Grown in New Zealand

No genetic modification
Skin Uses - Cut cucumbers are great for tired eyes or a cooling face mask



Cucumbers are a source of Vitamin C.

Nutrition Information
Servings per package:
Serving size: 1/2 cup chopped - 75g

  Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 32/8 42/10
Protein(g) 0.45 0.6
Fat, total(g) 0.8 0.1
saturated(g) 0.02 0.03
carbohydrate(g) 1.3 1.7
sugars(g) 0.8 1
Fibre(g) 0.45 0.6
Sodium(mg) 9.8 13
Vitamin C(mg) 6(15% RDI*) 8



*RDI: Recommended dietary intake

All specified values are averages.

Light green: 10% or more of RDI - can claim a source of nutrient
Dark green: 25% or more of RDI - can claim a good source of nutrient


1) The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables 8th edition,
NZ Institute for Crop & Food Research Ltd, Crown Research Institute 2009

2) Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Health Adults: A Background Paper,
Ministry of Health, October 2003


4) NZFSA Food Standards Standard 1.1.1

These figures were compiled by United Fresh New Zealand Incorporated in consultation with a nutritionist and the NZ Institute for Plant & Food Research Ltd who helped in the identification of possible high level nutrients and reference materials. Our grateful thanks for their expertise.

Ref 1 For further information see Standard 1.2.7 below:

Food Standards Australia New Zealand - Standard 1.2.7 - Nutrition, Health and Related Claims

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