Vegetables

ajo-garlic

Garlics

It Is valued as seasoning because of the strong and characteristic flavour it has, and it possesses several medicinal effects. It is produced in Spain, China, India, Argentina and Egypt

alcachofa-artichokes

Artichokes

Consumed in very diverse ways and its flavour is very appreciated. It contains cinarina, a substance that protects the liver. Italy, Spain, Egypt, Argentina and Peru are some of its producers

Yams

Also kown as “sweet potatoes”. It is a root that is obtained from the plant that receives its same name. Its taste is sweet and its produced in Nigeria, Cuba and Cameroon

Eggplants

Spherical shape and more or less intense purple color, its firm and soft flesh is always white and has edible seeds of the same color. China, India, Egypt and Turkey its producers

Broccolis

A vegetable from the cabbage family. It has a pleasant flavor and is rich in vitamins and minerals, in addition to being low in calories. It is produced in Spain, India, Mexico and Egypt

calabacines-courgettes

Zucchinis

Their fruits are consumed when they are tender. Its most prominent feature is its great digestive power. Some of its producers are Spain, New Zealand, Morocco and Turkey

calabaza-pumpkins

Pumpkins

Its flesh is consumed cooked as vegetable, boiled, fried, gratin and as garnish of diverse dishes. It is imported from Spain, India, China, Turkey and Mexico

cebollas-onion

Onions

Is an underground and edible bulb, with an Asian origin and a lot of culinary uses. Its main producers are China, India, Turkey and Egypt

Shallots

Is a generally little known crop. It is taken advantage for the bulb it forms, which is similar to the onion, though with teeth like the garlic. China and Mexico are its main producers

Cabbages

They are very appreciated in the traditional cuisine of different countries, as they are known since a lot of centuries. They are produced in China and India

coliflores-cauliflower

Cawliflowers

Is a vegetable from the cabbage´s family. The part that is consumed is the flower or inflorescence, very appreciated for its flavour. Spain, India, Mexico and Egypt are producers

Endives

Is a type of vegetable used for salads that grows from the roots of the chicory, maintained in warm places and sheltered from the light. Its main producers are Spain, China and Turkey

Chicories

Its is used for its leaves, that can be curly or smooth, and between green and yellow colored. It is consumed raw in salads or in some stews. Some of its producers are Spain, China and Turkey

esparragos-asparagus

Asparagus

Its is harvested inmature, before branch. Depending on the handling during cultivation two types can be obtained: white and green. Spain, China, Peru and Mexico are producers

espinaca-spinach

Spinach

Is an herbaceous plant whose leaves, green and arranged in rosette. The leaves has an oval shape and rough appearance. Its main producers are China and Turkey

lechuga-lettuces

Lettuce

Is a very popular vegetable that is cultivated for is big leaves, that in some cases squeeze forming more or less compact cabbages. Some of its producers are Spain, China and India

jengibre-ginger

Ginger

Is a plant whose more known part is its rhizome. Also kown as “kion”, it grows in the tropical regions of the world. Its main producers are India, China and Nigeria

nabos-turnips

Turnips

It belongs to the cabbage´s genre. The roots of the different varieties present variable colors and shapes. China, Poland, Turkey and Holland are some of its producers

patata-potato

Potatoes

Is a good source of energy, with high content in folate, C vitamin and group B vitamins. The main producers of the world are China, India, Holland, France and Egypt

Cucumbers

Summer vegetable, with an extended form. It is green colored that clears up until it turns yellow at maturity. Spain, Turkey, Egypt, China and Mexico are some of its producers

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Peppers

Is a variable shape, size and color vegetable. It can be green, red, yellow, orange or even black!. Its flavour can be sweet or spicy. Some of its producers are China, Turkey and Mexico

Leeks

It’s a vegetable known from many years, cultivated for the cylindrical and edible bulb that is formed in the base of the leaves. Indonesia, Turkey and France produce it

remolacha-beet

Beets

Big and fleshy vegetable that grows in the plant of the same name. Its superficial skin is thin, soft and of various colors. Its main producers are Russia, Frnace, Turkey and Egypt

Tomatoes

Tomatoes: It is consumed in multiple ways, both raw and processed for the industry. Nowadays there are a lot of varieties. Spain ,China, Turkey, Egypt, India and Mexico are producers of it

Carrots

Its consumption has extended widely, and it is available in the market all year round. Its main producers are China, Russia, Holland and Morocco