Crunchy and refreshing Organic Cucumbers are a classic ingredient for any type of salad. Cucumbers can be sliced and some like to pickle them, you can use them in a variety of recipes, including soups, salads, pasta, in place of chips for dipping and add a delicious healthy crunch to sandwiches as pickles or sliced.
Cucumbers are good sources of phytonutrients (plant chemicals that have protective or disease preventive properties) such flavonoids, lignans and triterpenes, which have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits.
Key Nutritional Facts
28 grams (g) is approximately equal to 2 table spoons (tbsp) or 1 ounce (oz).
Phosphorus. Amount: 12.5 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Potassium. Amount: 76.4 mg. Daily Value: 2%
Calcium. Amount: 8.3 g. Daily Value: 1%
Folate. Amount: 3.6 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Vitamin A. Amount: 54.6 IU*. Daily Value: 1%
Vitamin K. Amount: 8.5 mcg. Daily Value: 11%
Vitamin C. Amount: 1.5 mg. Daily Value: 2%
* International Unit (IU) is an internationally accepted unit to be measure amounts of fat soluble vitamins, enzymes and hormones.
Why Green Crate?
Locally sourced produce deliver a sustainable solution to your need for nutrition, supporting your local growers and reducing your carbon footprint.
Straight from the garden to yoru plate, fresh food doesn't just taste better but organically and locally has up to 10 times more nutritional value by the time you consume your food. You may love travel, but produce does not, every day off the vine, out of the ground and in the refrigerator, produce loses valuable nutrients.
By shopping local you are investing in our community and providing jobs and income to local businesses and growers.
Organic produce tastes better, no pesticides and chemicals equal sweeter, better tasting fruit.