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Lettuce - characteristics



Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an annual plant of the daisy family Asteraceae. It is usually grown as a leaf vegetable. It is eaten either raw, mixed in salads, and many other dishes, or cooked, as in Chinese cuisine in which the stem becomes just as important as the leaf.

Average nutrition facts per 100ml of product
Energy17 kcal - 72 kj
Protein1,23 gr
Total lipid (fat)0,30 gr
Ash0,58 gr
Carbohydrate3,29 gr
Calcium (Ca)33 mg
Iron (Fe)0,97 mg
Magnesium (Mg)14 mg
Phosphorus (P)30 mg
Potassium (K)247 mg
Sodium (Na)8 mg
Vitamin A290 ╬╝g RAE
Vitamin C24 mg



Powders from vegetables are obtained by simply milling dehydrated vegetables in mills absolutely assigned to this use. This guarantees product safety avoiding possible contaminations from allergenic or gluten-containing elements. Vegetables powder by Aureli are guaranteed as gluten-free products and they are even used to prepare ingredients for gluten-free diets.


Dehydrated Vegetables

Dehidrated Vegetables (pellets of 2 mm diameter and 20 mm max. length) are obtained from gradual and slow drying of vegetable pomace inside long ovens which provide a long time process, to obtain low and save humidity levels (max. 7%). No extraneous substances are added to the product and it is packed in paper bag for food use.


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