Sweet Potato (orange, purple)
The Sweet Potato is a starchy root vegetable with a sugary flavor, hence the name. Sweet Potatoes are extremely popular worldwide, and are a Thanksgiving staple in the United States. The state of North Carolina has virtually perfect growing conditions for Sweet Potatoes.
The Purple Sweet Potato is gaining popularity. The Orange and Purple Sweet Potato are essentially the same, although the Orange Sweet Potato is rich in beta-carotene, which gives it its orange hue, while the Purple Sweet Potato has higher contents of Anthocyanin, which gives the vegetable its purple appearance. Sweet Potatoes have many different applications, and can make a great natural sweetener to your recipes!
Did you know?
- George Washington Carver developed over 100 products from Sweet Potatoes, including glue for postage stamps, vinegar, molasses, and starch.
- There are over 400 varieties of Sweet Potatoes around the world!
- Purple Sweet Potato Jc is a great option for natural food coloring and is heat stable.
We can source Orange Sweet Potato and Purple Sweet Potato in the following formats:
- Juice Concentrates
- NFC Juices
- Purees (orange)