All About Carrot

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.

Veg fact...

The carrot is a member of the parsley family and was originally grown for its aromatic seeds and leaves.

Times of harvest

Northern Hemisphere

June, July, August, September, October

Significant countries of origin

China, Russia, U.S.A., U.K., Poland, Germany