Monday, 12 October 2015

Beetroots are a great source of vitamins and minerals

You can either purchase or grow beet root because it contains great source of vitamins, minerals and fiber to enjoy this summer. 

Suggested storage and use tips for your fresh beetroot include the following tips:

  • Avoid using large beetroot larger than 3 inches in diameter.
  • While handling fresh fruit and vegetables wash your hands before and after.
  • Do not tidy the root.
  • Wash the beetroot under cool running water thoroughly. Don’t use soap.
  • Keep away the beetroot from raw meats and meat juice to prevent it from cross contamination.
  • Before storing, trim the stem to 2 inches above the beet, don’t trim the tail.
  • Store beetroot in a plastic bag in the refrigerator at or below 41 F, it can be preserved for 7 days to 10 days to use.
  • Beets may be icy for up to 10 months.