leek

leek

Leek 

Product Name

Leek

Latin Name

Egypt

Origin   

Cut size as customer request

Product Forms

Winter

Season Crop

Range In Color Between Green And White

Color  

A Relative Of Onions, Share A Similar Flavor Though More Refined, Subtler, And Sweeter Flavor Than The Standard Onion.

Flavor / Aroma

Leeks Are a Large Member of the Onion Family and Are Closely Related to Chives, Garlic, Onion and Shallots, Have Several Green Stalks That Originate from The Thick, Cylindrical White Root End. White Root End Is The Edible Portion.

General Description

Leeks are rich in flavonoids, especially one called kaem pferol. Flavonoids are antioxidants and may have anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and anticancer properties, as well as other health benefits. Definite proof of these health benefits of leeks will depend upon future studies with humans.

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