Worldwide consumption of roots and greens remains low. The UN General Assembly declared 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables to raise awareness about the role of fresh produce in human health and foster sustainable and inclusive supply chains.
There’s something special about Vitamin C that makes people reach for it at the very first symptoms of cold. Zesty, juicy, low-calorie fruits like orange, tomato and lulo are rich sources of ascorbic acid. They’re popular in Portugal, Poland and Colombia.
Once described as the poor man’s asparagus or fishermen’s food, this delicacy is becoming a trendy garnish in many gourmet restaurants all over Europe. Besides, salicornia’s nutritional benefits make it a healthy alternative for salt.