Bred with conventional hybridization techniques. No genetic engineering takes place at anytime in their cultivation. Bred by Dr. Leonard M. Pike, Director/Professor of the Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center at Texas A&M University.
August to April
Carrots with tops: 12-count case top iced, 24-count case top iced, each bunch contains 4-5 carrots, 25lb. Pack, and 50 lb. Pack
Temperature: 42F Mist- Yes Shelf life-28-180 days
Place on misting rack with regular carrots with tops, interspersing the colors to add interest to the display. Avoid placing them near beets with tops as the customer may think the carrot was crossed with a beet to obtain the maroon color.
The “parent” of the maroon carrot came from Brazil.
|Serving Size 1 medium carrot (56g)|
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 26||Fat Cal 0|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Sat Fat 0g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrates 5g||2%|
|Vitamin A 170%||Vitamin C 8%|
|Calcium 2%||Iron 6%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|