It’s convenient if you know how to handle a pepper quickly and easily in the kitchen. But how much do you actually know about this subtropical fruit? From its origin to the latest news: if there is anything you need to know about the pepper, you will find it here.
The world of health and nutrition is constantly evolving. One trend follows another and occasionally you can’t see the wood for the trees. We collect the latest and most relevant news about peppers. Saving you heaps of time.
Peppers are tasty, easy and super healthy. They contain numerous vitamins and minerals, often even more than other fruits and vegetables. For example, peppers contain more vitamin C than any other popular fruit or vegetable. The chart below shows the amount of vitamin C in peppers and other vegetables and fruits.
The possibilities for preparing peppers are endless. This makes it a lot easier to eat healthy. You can, for instance, eat them raw, but you can also use them to create various delicious hot and cold dishes. Here are some tips for the preparation and handling of peppers.
In the Netherlands, peppers are cultivated in greenhouses. To allow the plants to grow undisturbed, growing conditions in the greenhouse are kept as optimal as possible. To this end, a climate computer is often used. This computer allows for the ideal climate around and under the plant. Temperature, humidity and watering at the roots are regulated to create these optimal conditions.
Red, yellow, green and orange: these are the colours that everyone is familiar with. But how do the different peppers taste? And did you know that there is also a white pepper?