About the product
Due to their high water content and subtle flavor cucumbers are usually eaten raw. When cutting a cucumber start at the pointed flower end to prevent a bitter taste. Cut or uncut, cucumbers should always be stored in plastic bags in the fridge.
This product traveled 124 km to reach our warehouse.
GMO Free , Vegan/Dairy Free
A whole cucumber lasts up to a week, but once cut will deteriorate quickly. Keep away from the really cold spots in the fridge as this will make them mushy.
Culinary Compatibility: Dill, tarragon, coriander, basil, chives, cayenne pepper, cumin, caraway, almonds, pine nuts sesame seeds, soy sauce, sesame oil, lemon juice, yogurt, garlic and green onions
Health Information: One cup of peeled cucumber contains only 14 calories. Cucumbers are a source of magnesium, potassium, vitamins C, B6 and folate.
About the vendor
Doef's Greenhouses use “Integrated Pest Management (IPM)” to control pests in the greenhouse. This means that they make use of “biological pest controls” to eliminate the pests in the greenhouse – controls such as introducing predators to feed on the pests.
Their vegetables are picked at the peak of ripeness – the tomatoes are ripened on the vine and picked twice a week, the peppers are picked at about 90% ripeness, also twice a week, and the cucumbers are picked every day since they grow more quickly. From picking, they are packed and shipped within a couple of hours.