Carrots are available all year round; they are at their best in the winter months
Store in the refrigerator. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Carrots date back as far as the 10th Century and have been a staple in many countries for thousands of years although it is only since the 16th century that they have been orange.
Serving size: 100g - 1 carrot, raw
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.4||0.4|
|- saturated (g)||0.1||0.1|
|- sugars (g)||3.3||3.3|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||2.7||2.7|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||1000||1000|
|Vitamin C (mg)||5.9||5.9|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.14||0.14|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research