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.
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.
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.
A 3.5 oz serving of vegetable mix provides:
|Saturated Fat||0.011 g|
|Vitamin C||16.6 mg|
|Vitamin A||53 RAE|
|Dietary Fiber||0.6 g|
Source of Information
Produce Marketing Association [http://www.pma.com]
Produce Oasis [http://www.produceoasis.com/]
U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrition Data Laboratory [http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=12-35-45-00]