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Vegetable Mix, Carrots and Broccoli

Department of Defense fact sheet containing nutritional information for carrot and broccoli vegetable mix.

Product Description

Good quality vegetable mix should be fresh-looking. Broccoli bud clusters should be compact and purple-green in color. Baby carrots should be firm with a smooth exterior; color should be vibrant orange to red-orange.

Peak Growing Season

Vegetable mix is available throughout the year.

Uses

Vegetable mix is individually packaged and ideal in sack lunches, on trays, or in salad bars. The mix is great for dipping in sauces such as ranch dressing or hummus.

Preparation

None.

Storage

Vegetable mix should be stored between 32–35 degrees Fahrenheit with a relative humidity of 90–95 percent.

Best If Used By

Packages should be used within two to three days.

Nutrition Facts

A 3.5 oz serving of vegetable mix provides:

Calories 6.5 kcal
Protein 0.56 g
Carbohydrate 1.24 g
Fat 0.065 g
Saturated Fat 0.011 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 0.20 mg
Vitamin C 16.6 mg
Vitamin A 53 RAE
Calcium 10 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g


Source of Information

Produce Marketing Association [http://www.pma.com] External link opens in new window or tab.
Produce Oasis [http://www.produceoasis.com/] External link opens in new window or tab.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrition Data Laboratory [http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=12-35-45-00] External link opens in new window or tab.
Dole [http://www.dole.com/] External link opens in new window or tab.

Questions: Amy Bell | abell@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-5051 
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