Commercial nameSea Asparagus Italy.
Genus and speciesSalicornia fruticosa.
Method of harvestingHarvest.
DescriptionHerbaceous plant belonging to the Amaranthaceae family, of which several species are recognized as edible.It has a long, thin and fibrous root and an erect or prostrate stem 30-60 cm high, branched with the woody basal parts and the most tender and fleshy apical parts. Salicornia grows spontaneously in large colonies at the edge of the sea. It contains numerous organic acids, vitamin C and B group vitamins, mineral salts, in particular oxalates, iodine and bromine salts, mucilage and pectin. They are indicated as purifying, refreshing and anti-scurvy.
ShippingShipped refrigerated from 8° C to 16° C.
Packaging3 kg plastic box 40x30x16 cm.
1 kg plastic box 30x20x13 cm.
Food safetyThe products marketed comply with the process hygiene and food safety criteria established by: Reg. CE 2073/2005, UE 915/2023, CE 1441/2007. On request, test reports can be submitted proving the execution and outcome of the tests carried out as part of the annual supplier verification plan.
UpdatedREV. n° 1 dated 25/05/2023.
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