About the product
Broccoli is crispy, crunchy and good for you! This nutritious vegetable can be prepared a number of ways, we enjoy it steamed with a little butter and salt and pepper. We also like to cut broccoli into smaller florets and dunk them raw into a creamy ranch dressing.
This product traveled 4500 km to reach our warehouse.
Organic , GMO Free , Vegan/Dairy Free
Store in a perforated plastic bag.
Preparation Tip: Wash and cut off the florets. Peel the stem and either eat raw or cooked.
Did you know... Broccoli stored too long converts sugars into starches. This is why fresh broccoli is always sweeter.
Culinary Compatibility: Dairy, olive oil, sesame oil, oyster sauce, soy sauce, black bean sauce, ginger, garlic, mushrooms
Health Information: One cup of broccoli contains almost twice the recommended amount of vitamin C, is an excellent source of folate, and vitamin E. It's also high in beta carotene, calcium, iron, potassium, riboflavin, fibre and vitamin B.
About the vendor
AGROFRESCO is a farm operation of operation in Dolores Hidalgo, in the state of Guanajuato in Central Mexico and near San Miguel de Allende, north of Mexico City. Engineer Gustavo Gaya and his field engineers have been running 3 ranches of 60, 80 and 100 cultivated hectares since 2009, contracting his own crews from nearby indigenous communities and provides them with safe transport to and from the ranches, and pays workers more than minimum wage. They hope to complete their Fair Trade certification in the near future.
Flower beds between rows of cultivated crops, a push/pull strategy to control agricultural pests without having to resort to chemical inputs. Irrigation is done via drip-irrigation and water comes from one of their 3 wells. Large amounts of land are set aside to represent buffer zones to preserve the local ecosystem in and around each ranch.