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ENDIVE

OUR ENDIVE VARIETIES

BENEFITS

The calorie intake of this vegetable is very low, while in Vitamin C it is very rich, especially the outer leaves. It is also an important source of Vitamin K along with others such as A and E.

In addition, it is made up of 94% water and provides a lot of Potassium, Calcium and Phosphorus; which makes it an ideal food for weight loss diets.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Endive is an annual plant belonging to the Compositae family, and its scientific name is Cichorium endivia. The plant has a short root with small branches. Its leaves are arranged in a rosette, although they never form a bud, since they remain loose, although in some varieties the leaves are born very tight and are naturally bleached.

It is used for its leaves, which can be curly or smooth, and of colors between green and yellow. As their leaves do not form buds, to encourage the interior of the plant to bleach they are covered with plastic caps.
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SMOOTH ENDIVE

Its leaves are smooth and with a voluminous head. It has a full heart and is easy to bleach. It has a slightly bitter taste.
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CURLY ENDIVE / FRISSÉ

It is characterized by its finely curled leaves, and like the smooth one, it bleaches easily and has a slightly bitter taste.
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SMOOTH BLEANCHED ENDIVE

Its leaves are smooth and with a voluminous head. It has a full and bleached heart. It has a slightly bitter taste.
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BLEANCHED CURLY ENDIVE / FRISSÉ

Its leaves are finely curled. It has a full and bleached heart. It has a slightly bitter taste.
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SMOOTH ENDIVE

Its leaves are smooth and with a voluminous head. It has a full heart and is easy to bleach. It has a slightly bitter taste.
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CURLY ENDIVE / FRISSÉ

It is characterized by its finely curled leaves, and like the smooth one, it bleaches easily and has a slightly bitter taste.
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SMOOTH BLEANCHED ENDIVE

Its leaves are smooth and with a voluminous head. It has a full and bleached heart. It has a slightly bitter taste.
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BLEANCHED CURLY ENDIVE / FRISSÉ

Its leaves are finely curled. It has a full and bleached heart. It has a slightly bitter taste.
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