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Beet Greens

Description

Beets are grown commercially in the United States in 31 states. Beet greens are a good source of riboflavin, iron and vitamins A and C. They can be boiled, baked, grated and added to salads, or pickled. Beet greens are delicious steamed and eaten with butter and lemon juice.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size 1 cup (38g), Calories 8

Protein

1g

Sodium

86mg

Carbohydrate

2g

Vitamin A

48%

Dietary Fiber

1g

Vitamin C

19%

Fat

0g

Calcium

4%

Cholesterol

0mg

Iron

5%

Care and Handling

Ideal temperature: 33 F. Should be kept in high humidity(98-100%) to avoid wilting from water loss. Keep in refrigeration and mist to prevent drying. Beets are somewhat sensitive to freezing but can be lightly frozen without serious damage.

Ratto Bros. follows and recommends the guidelines set forth by the Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA) about commercial and home users washing all produce thoroughly under running water before eating, cutting, or cooking. For more information, visit the FDA’s website Consumers > Raw Produce: Selecting and Serving it Safely.

Bunch Count

Cases per Pallet

PLU

1 doz.

63

4539

Greens