Zucchini is in the range of products our company cultivates and markets.
It is cultivated in an area of over 200 acres. Its launch in the market starts in early May and ends in early October.
The packaging is made in paper trays or “IFCO” type trays weighing 8- 10-12 kg.
Zucchini is one of the easiest plants to grow. Each zucchini produces a large number of zucchini that differ in size, color and shape, depending on their variety. The most common green zucchini belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae and is a related species to cucumbers and melons.
Zucchini is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, with extremely low calories, great for healthy eating and weight loss.
They are an excellent source of copper, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and contain vitamins C, A, K, folic acid and B vitamins. They also contain antioxidants such as beta-carotene. It also enhances the body’s uptake of manganese.
Zucchini is good for your health.
An amount of one cup of zucchini contains 0.22 mg of manganese, equivalent to 10-12% of the recommended daily requirement of an adult.
The fact that zucchini enhances the uptake of manganese, a key metal that protects tissues from harmful free radicals, does good to the body. Manganese also supports the function of glycosyltransferases, a family of proteins that aid in the development of bone tissue and are particularly beneficial after fractures or to reduce bone loss. Manganese also helps the body produce the collagen necessary for effective wound healing.
Fiber in zucchini also helps maintain low cholesterol.
It has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, which contribute to the anti-cancer protection they provide.
It contributes to better control of blood sugar levels.
It helps to reduce the symptoms that lead to benign prostatic hypertrophy.