The onion plant has been grown and selectively bred in cultivation for at least 7,000 years. The onion plant has a fan of hollow, bluish-green leaves and its bulb at the base of the plant begins to swell when a certain day-length is reached. Onions are cultivated and used around the world. As a food item, they are usually served cooked, as a vegetable or part of a prepared savory dish, but can also be eaten raw or used to make pickles or chutneys. They are pungent when chopped and contain certain chemical substances which irritate the eyes. Most onion cultivars are about 89% water, 9% carbohydrates , 1% protein, and negligible fat. Onions contain low amounts of nutrients and have an energy value of 40 Calories in a 100 g amount.
*Indicative Starting price: 0.30€/kg
MOQs: 1 x 40ft container (21 pallets) or 1 x full truck (26 pallets)
*Starting prices (EXW) may differentiate according to caliber, variety, demand, weather conditions, seasonality and stock levels.