Is Orange Glow a Genetically Modified (GM) food?

No. Orange Glow pumpkins have been bred using a natural selection process.

The goal of both GM and natural plant breeding is to produce crops with improved characteristics by changing their genetic makeup. GM achieves this by adding a new gene or genes to the genome of a crop plant.

However, natural selection achieves this by crossing plants with relevant characteristics and selecting the offspring with the desired combination of those characteristics. This is what we have done with Orange Glow. We feel this is the most natural and eco-friendly way to create new and superior crops. Plus, it’s the way Mother Nature does it. So if it’s good enough for her, it’s good enough for us!

What is the shelf life of an Orange Glow pumpkin?
Orange Glow has an excellent shelf life and can last up to 4 months unrefrigerated.
Is Orange Glow Australian owned and grown?
Yes. The farmland where Orange Glow pumpkins are grown is 100% Australian owned and the pumpkins are a 100% Australian invention.
Is it safe to eat Orange Glow skin?
Yes! You can remove the skin if you want, but it’s 100% safe to eat. The skin contains many essential nutritional properties, so we recommend leaving it on when cooking.
What do I do if I want to stock Orange Glow in my store or restaurant?

We’d love to hear from you! Simply get in touch with the Orange Glow team today. You can give us a call on 0457 507 978 or drop us a line by filling out the form on our contact page.

How can I cook Orange Glow pumpkins?
Pretty much any way you would cook a normal potato, sweet potato or other type of pumpkin. You can also use the pumpkin in powder form for adding to pasta and rice to increase protein intake.
What are the nutritional benefits of Orange Glow?
  • 4 x more beta-carotene (Pro Retinol Vitamin A) than any other types of pumpkin. Vitamin A is essential for vision, reproduction, skin cell reproduction, immune system and growth
  • Just 75grams (1/3rd of a cup – roasted) provides up to 142% of an adult woman’s daily needs of Pro Vitamin A and 131% of her daily needs during pregnancy.
  • Just 30g (1/8th of a cup – roasted) provides up to 120% of a toddler’s daily needs of Pro Vitamin A.
  • 100 grams (roasted) provides an average adult male with 125% of his daily antioxidant needs.
  • The seeds have over 30g of protein per 100g – that’s more than fish and pork!

Contact the Orange Glow Team

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Tristan Pabst, City Winery, Brisbane