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Spring Onion

You might hear the spring onion referred to as scallion or green onion. The name varies but it is essentially the same thing and including in world cooking.

You can uses the whole onion, not just the white bulb at the end but also the green stalks.

They can be eaten hot or cold in salads. Carefully wash the spring onion before use. Often in haste to get these products from the field to the hands of the customer they skip on some of the washing process. So it is not unusual to find that they contain some soil and the odd bug or 2. This speed is needed as spring onions perish rapidly.

Keep buying them as they are packed with essential nutrients needed to support the immune system - vitamin A, C, B2 as well as the lesser known vitamins such as copper, phosphorus, magnesium. Spring onions or scallion if that is what you know them as, provide potassium. It is important to get your potassium intake from a range of fresh produce and not just from bananas.

To keep them for longer, wash and cut them up and freeze them and used them in cooking straight from the freezer.
To preserve them in the fridge, one trick is to wash and cut them up and store them in a glass jar. No need to buy on, just re-use an old jar rather than recycling it. Re-using items is a good habit to adopt.

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We check all our prices against the high street.

We only offer for sale the best market fresh produce that is availabe.  We go to extrordinary lengths to ensure this.

Please remember that most fresh products are seasonal.

Please bear in mind that food prices fluctuate throughout the year. 

Storage

Keep refrigerated

To prolong the life of this product wash thoroughly and slice them up and freeze them.  No need to defrost prior to cooking. 

Grown in a European country

Net contents approx. 150g

Nutrition

Typical Values

per 100g

Energy

32 cal

Fat

0.2g

of which saturates

0g

Carbohydrate

7g

of which sugars

2.3g

Protein

1.8g

Salt

0g

We check all our prices against the high street.

We only offer for sale the best market fresh produce that is availabe.  We go to extrordinary lengths to ensure this.

Please remember that most fresh products are seasonal.

Please bear in mind that food prices fluctuate throughout the year. 

Storage

Keep refrigerated

To prolong the life of this product wash thoroughly and slice them up and freeze them.  No need to defrost prior to cooking. 

Grown in a European country

Net contents approx. 150g

Nutrition

Typical Values

per 100g

Energy

32 cal

Fat

0.2g

of which saturates

0g

Carbohydrate

7g

of which sugars

2.3g

Protein

1.8g

Salt

0g

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