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Description

An exceptional parsnip is carrot-shaped and medium-sized with uniform beige skin. Serve parsnips steamed as a side dish, roasted with other root vegetables, or chopped in soup. Parsnips are an excellent source of Vitamin C and a good source of dietary fiber.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size 1 cup, slices, (133g) Calories 100

Protein

2g

Sodium

13mg

Carbohydrate

24g

Vitamin A

0%

Dietary Fiber

7g

Vitamin C

38%

Fat

0g

Calcium

5%

Cholesterol

0mg

Iron

4%

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Care and Handling

Parsnips can be successfully stored for several months at 33 F at a relative humidity of 90-95%. Storage for two weeks at 33 F can improve flavor by converting starch into sugars.

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.

Quantity

Cases per Pallet

PLU

20 lbs.

80

4672

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