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North Carolina Greens

North Carolina GreensMany leafy green vegetables are excellent sources of vitamins A and C and contribute calcium, iron, fiber and other nutrients. The federal government's National Cancer Institute reports that foods rich in vitamins A and C have been associated with the reduced risk of certain cancers.

Greens are very low in calories and sodium. All greens are free of fat and cholesterol.


North Carolina Green Growers/Shipper List

Cooling/Storage Requirements of North Carolina Greens

Suitable Cooling Method(s)

Room Cooling, Forced Air Cooling, HydroCooling

Optimum Temp ºF

32-36ºF

Freezing Temp ºF

30.4ºF

Optimum Humidity %

90-98%

Normal Storage Life

10-14 days

 

 
Nick Augostini, Marketing Specialist
North Carolina Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services
202 Cunningham Road
Kinston, NC 28501
(252) 527-7125