Latin name : Daucus carota
Native to Europe and South West Asia, this root vegetable is very popular as it is available all year round.
The versatility of the carrot means that it is utilised in a vast number of food products from soft drinks to ready meals.
The carrot is a member of the parsley family and was originally grown for its aromatic seeds and leaves.
June, July, August, September, October
China, Russia, U.S.A., U.K., Poland, Germany