Consalo Family Farms
Founded in 1927
The Consalo family continues to vertically integrate its operations in the New Jersey region to better serve retail and foodservice customers throughout North America. Passionate about produce, Consalo Family Farms looks forward to staying on the cutting edge of technology to continually provide the freshest, best tasting products on the market.
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Spinach grows best in cooler temperatures. The leaves are dark green and can be flat or curled. Leaves are mostly oval but some are triangular in shape. Larger leaves are located at the base of the spinach plant. Plants grow up to 30 centimeters. Raw spinach has a mild, slightly sweet taste. Flavor becomes more acidic and robust when spinach is cooked.
Spinach is well known as an extremely nutrient rich food. There are 23 calories in 100 grams of spinach. Spinach leaves are a good source of dietary fiber. The leaves also contain special protective carotenoid compounds. These compounds have been linked with decreasing the risk of many diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.