Fennel is available in from March through to August.
Store in the refrigerator.Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Fennel has a long history and is one of the oldest cultivated plants. During medieval times, people hung fennel above doorways, as they believed it warded off roaming evil spirits. Early settlers in New Zealand introduced fennel and it now grows from North Cape to Bluff.
Serving size: 87g - 1 cup bulb, sliced, raw
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||0.2|
|- saturated (g)||0.08||0.09|
|- sugars (g)||3.4||3.9|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||2.7||3.1|
|Vitamin C (mg)||10.4||12|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research