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Overview

Compatibility & Temperature

Grade Tolerances

Nutrition Information

Baby Carrots

Varieties

There are dozens of carrot varieties, among the most popular are Amsterdam (mini), Belgian White, Caro, Cello (Big Sur, Maverick), Chantenay (Condor, Convert, Gold King), Danvers (Bolero, Eagle, Goliath), Doucer, Flakee, Gold, Imperator (Apache, Blaze, Choctaw, Navajo, Sherbert), Ithaca, Karrette, Long, Maroon, Nantes (Bolero, Magnum, Nanco, Nassau, Presto, Primo, Sweet Baby Jane, Vitana), Nelson, Orange, Oxheart, Pakistani, Paris Market, Purple, Redland, Royal, Spartan, Suko, Sweet, Thumbelina, Top Notch, Uchon, Zino, and the increasingly popular French or Baby carrots.

Century Farms Baby Carrots
Century Farms Baby Carrots

Temperature & Compatibility

• Optimal temperature - 32° F

• Humidity – 98 to 100%

• Storage – 10 to 14 days (bunched);

3 to 4 weeks (fresh-cut)

• Sensitive to ethylene

• May use top ice

 

 

Sources: The Produce Blue Book, AMS

Condition Defects

• Softness, wilting

• Discoloration, decay

• Freezing

• Bitterness

• Cracks, breaks

• Sprouting

 

U.S. Grades & Tolerances:

Bunched

U.S. No. 1: 10 – 5 – 1

U.S. Commercial:  20 – 10 – 1

Topped:

U.S. Extra No. 1: 10 – 5 – 1

U.S. No. 1: 10 – 5 – 2

U.S. No. 1 Jumbo: 10 – 5 – 2

U.S. No. 2: 10 – 2

 

 

Sources: The Produce Blue Book, AMS, USDA

Century Farms Baby Carrots

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 medium

 

Amount Per Serving

Calories from Fat 0Calories 4

 

% Daily Values*

Total Fat 0.01g  0%

   Saturated Fat 0.002g 0%

   Polyunsaturated Fat 0.006g

   Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 8mg 0%

Potassium 24mg

Total Carbohydrate 0.82g 0%

   Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%

   Sugars 0.48g

Protein 0.06g

 

Vitamin A 28%  Vitamin C 1%

Calcium 0%  Iron 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18

 

Century Farms Baby Carrots

Century Farms International, Inc.

10957 NW 123rd Street Medley, FL 33178

Office: 305-436-7971   Fax: 305-436-7968