Various Growers in Mexico

Organic Chard - Rainbow/Red

Product code: PR100074NCO
$3.49
for 1 Bunch
Organic Organic Vegan/Dairy Free Vegan/Dairy Free GMO Free GMO Free
About the product
Also referred to as Swiss chard , this member of the beet family is grown for its crinkly green leaves and silvery, celerylike stalks. Chard, a cruciferus vegetable, is a good source of vitamins A and C, as well as iron.
This product traveled 4249 km to reach our warehouse.
Features: Organic , GMO Free , Vegan/Dairy Free
General information
Storage Tip: Store in a perforated bag in the refrigerator. It lasts only a few days so eat as soon as possible.

Preparation Tip: Separate the stems and leaves before cooking - you can use them both, but stems take longer to cook. The stem can be peeled if stringy, and leaves can be chopped or cooked whole for stuffing and wrapping. Can be used like spinach.

Culinary Compatibility: Golden raisins, pine nuts, Reggiano Parmesan cheese, basil, parsley, cilantro, oregano, sage and rosemary.

Health Information: Excellent source of beta-carotene, high in potassium, good source of vitamin C. Source of antioxidants, phytochemicals that help reduce risk of cancer, heart disease, strokes and cataracts. Those with gout, kidney stones or rheumatism shouldn't consume large amounts of chard due to the prevalence of oxalic acid.
About the vendor
Various Growers in Mexico
SPUD.ca sources produce from certified organic growers whenever possible and from as close to home as possible. Anything imported from outside Alberta will be Certified Organic. Because the growing season and weather conditions change availablity, or because we may have to pull from multiple farms within this area we cannot inform you exactly where this produce item is sourced from presently.

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