THE SWAG BLOG

  • Pear Tarte Tatin

    Apple tarte tatin is amazing but have you ever tried a pear tarte Tatin? We can't get enough of it! Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to this deliciously sweet and heart-warming recipe and you’ll be on cloud nine 👌🏼 Read More
  • The Swag’s inaugural Food Waste Prevention Report (2021-2022)

    Food waste is a global issue that exists at all stages of production and distribution, including  picking, transportation, manufacturing, retail, and at home. Food waste accounts for 8% of the total greenhouse gas emissions worldwid. The Swag can help reduce household food waste, lower the threat to our food security and lessen the amount of plastic bags in landfills. Read More
  • How to Store high Ethylene Produce in The Swag?

    The Swag’s intelligent, patented design features breathable, cotton layers that allow your produce to breathe at their own pace and thrive! Thanks to the multi-layer technology behind The Swag, you can store any combination of fruit, veg and leafy greens in one Swag without worrying if high ethylene produce will ripen other produce inside the bag. Read More
  • The Swag is (finally) going organic!

    The Swag is now the world's first, award-winning, 100% GOTS Certified Organic, non-toxic, reusable, machine-washable, and compostable food storage and produce bag, scientifically proven to keep fruit and veggies fresh for 2+ weeks.

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  • Passionfruit and Lime Mocktail

    Passionfruit is full of vitamins C and A and is the ideal immune system booster for the colder days ahead. Rather than eating the pulp raw or in yoghurt, pour it in a glass and make yourself a refreshing drink! This non-alcoholic beverage will bring back tropical holiday memories, and is the ideal sweet drink for a single serving or for a crowd. Read More
  • Why are Plastic-Free Tea Bags Better for Your Health?

    Plastic tea bags release billions of nanoplastics and microplastics in water when brewed at 95°C. Microplastics are plastic fragments that are less than 5 mms in length each but larger than nanoplastics. Read More
  • Vegan Potato and Leek Soup

    March marks the beginning of autumn in Australia. With cooler days settling in, nothing beats cosying up with a creamy, hearty soup. Now that potatoes and leeks are in season, it’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy this beautiful recipe. This soup is nutritious (plenty of immune boosting goodness in this one!), comforting and simply delish! Serve together with bread and you’ve got yourself a banger for a weeknight meal! Best part? You can freeze this in glass jars and enjoy it throughout the month! Read More
  • 5 Reasons The Swag is Better Than Plastic Food Containers

    You may have come across cheap plastic containers dedicated to storing fruit and vegetables. But if you think these are a cost effective and better substitute than The Swag - think again! Storing your favourite fresh produce in containers is one great method of avoiding plastic bags, but compared to The Swag, is not as effective. Read More
  • 5 Tips for a Healthy Soil

    The fruit and veggies of Charlie’s Community garden are always incredibly abundant, vibrant and flavorful, and Judith says the secret comes down to the quality of the soil.. This month, we share some of Judith’s top tips to achieve   healthy soil - no matter if you have a garden, a balcony or a few window sill pots. Read More