Carrots are high in vitamin C and K, potassium, and beta-carotene. Carrots are also high in fiber which aids digestion.

Carrots

BCfresh grows carrots in the sandier soils of the upper Fraser Valley, which produces a long and flavourful carrot that is bright in colour and clean in appearance. Carrots are high in Vitamin A, Beta Carotene and a good source of Vitamin C, and potassium.

Baby Peeled Carrots

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BCfresh grows selected varieties just for baby peeled carrots. We choose the varieties for their:

-Consistent orange colour
-Uniform length & uniform diameter
-Sweeter flavour

Local BCfresh baby peeled carrots are available mid-July through January.

A raw snack or a veggie platter.


Steam, boil, sauté, roast, microwave.

Store carrots in the refrigerator. Carrots are topped to prevent dehydration that will cause wilting and toughening. Carrots are one of the least perishable vegetables.

Bunch Carrots

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Bunch Carrots are grown for the combination of healthy greens and sweet carrots. Did you know you can even eat the greens?


Select:
Firm
Clean
Smooth
Well-shaped carrots

Local BCfresh carrots are available July through January.

Imported product (Bestfresh) is available the remainder of year.

Raw snack, salads, blanched or roasted


Raw, boiled, blanched, steamed, braised, sautéed, baked, deep-fried, microwaved, or pressure-cooked.

Store carrots in the refrigerator. Carrots are topped to prevent dehydration that will cause wilting and toughening. Carrots are one of the least perishable vegetables.

Medium Carrots

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BCfresh grows a few key varieties to harvest mature medium carrots which are:


Select:
Firm
Clean
Smooth
Well-shaped carrots
Available in bags or bulk

Local BCfresh carrots are available July through January.

Imported product (Bestfresh) is available the remainder of year.

A side dish, boiled, blanched, steamed, braised, sautéed, baked, deep-fried, microwaved, or pressure-cooked

Grated on salads

Stews and soups

Raw snack

Baked goods, such as cakes and muffins

Carrots are topped to prevent dehydration that will cause wilting and toughening.

Store carrots in the refrigerator at 32°F – 34°F (0°C – 1°C) with relative humidity of 90-95 percent.

Carrots are one of the least perishable vegetables.

Avoid displaying carrots in Store near ethylene-producing fruit such as apples and pears as carrots will develop a bitter flavour.

Jumbo Carrots

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Grown mainly for our food service partners, Jumbo Carrots may also be found in your local grocery store, usually as a bulk carrot display or in a 10 lb bag

Local BCfresh carrots are available July through January.

Cubed, julienned or coins.

Boiled, blanched, steamed, braised, sautéed, microwaved and pressure-cooked.

Store carrots in the refrigerator. Carrots are topped to prevent dehydration that will cause wilting and toughening. Carrots are one of the least perishable vegetables.

Recipes for Carrots

Sumac-Roasted Carrot Dip

Sumac-Roasted Carrot Dip

This twist on hummus combines roasted carrots with sumac, honey, garlic, and tahini with crave-worthy results.

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