Purple Carrots (bunched)

£1.40

Norfolk Grown Purple Carrots.

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Description

The carrot is a hugely popular vegetable, they are tasty raw and easily cooked.  They are a root vegetable and contain an array of minerals and vitamins, with Vitamin A being the most prominent. Vitamin A is important for vision (protecting the eyes), bone growth and a health immune system.

They are tasty raw and easily cooked. Carrots contain a number of minerals and vitamins, with Vitamin A being the most prominent. Vitamin A is important for vision (protecting the eyes), bone growth and a health immune system.

Purple carrots have a sweet sometimes peppery flavour.  They contain anthocyanins, which are potent antioxidants – the richer the pigment, the more anthocyanins. They also have more beta-carotene than their orange counterparts. But they still do have the pretty orange colour on the inside.

Did you know?
Most carrots used to be purple prior to the 16th century?
People only started taking the mutant orange ones and growing them because they became popular for their sweetness.