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Carrot, Nantes

Carrot, Nantes

Description

Nantes are a French heirloom variety with an almost perfectly cylindrical shape, rounded at the top and root ends, and are distinctly sweeter than other carrots. Nantes' have smooth skin and a crisp texture.

Pack Size

24-Bunch Case Only

Applications/Techniques

Use as you would other carrots in stocks, soups, braises, salads, and can be combined with other spring vegetables to make a unique vegetable accompaniment.

History

The Nantes carrot takes its name from the city on the Atlantic coast of France where the surrounding countryside is ideal for its cultivation.

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