While you’re enjoying our carrot cake, pay your roots some homage.
The earliest form of carrot, the wild carrot, is believed to have originated in Persia—the area now known as Pakistan and Iran.
Carrots are the 6th most consumed vegetable in the world!
Bakersfield, California is home to the nation’s two largest carrot growers.
All the Carrots of the Rainbow
While we’re all most familiar with the orange carrot (Daucus carota), several other varieties exist—yellow, white, red and purple, which often have orange cores.
Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, anti-oxidants and fiber. See more nutritional information via Whole Foods.
Numerous events around the world celebrate carrots.
National Carrot Day | FEB 3
International Carrot Day | APR 4
USDA, Food Data, Carrots, raw – 1 Cup of raw grated carrots, pub. 2019-04-01. Retrieved 2019-09-28.
Carrot Museum.co.uk, “Carrots History” Retrieved on 2019-09-28.
Wikipedia, Carrot, Retrieved on 2019-09-28.