Pumpkins have a low-calorie content, excellent nutritional values and many health properties. In Italy, they are cultivated mainly in the Northern regions, but they are consumed everywhere and used as basic ingredients in many different and tasty recipes. Despite their many shapes and types, all pumpkins have the same nutritional properties and health benefits.
Depend on the variety, areas and production periods
Varieties – Marketing areas and periods
Delica, piacentina, ungherese, muscade de provence, butternut:
Delica, muscade de provence, butternut:
This vegetable contains a lot of fibres, a good supply of Vitamin A and C, a decent measure of beta carotene and Omega3 (very useful to prevent and cure cardiovascular diseases) and minerals, including calcium, phosphorous, zinc and potassium.
Furthermore, pumpkins are rich in water and poor of fat/sugar, making it an ideal ingredient in low-calorie diets (15 kcal/100 g).
It is processed in our facility, at Via Einstein 31, Stanghella (PD) – Italy, where it is washed, brushed and packaged:
Pumpkins crop plan
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