Calderon Produce, Inc. plants, grows, harvests, and packs produce. The company farmed tomatoes exclusively during the launch of the farming enterprise. After some years, it expanded to farming Poblano peppers
Our farm´s Poblano peppers not only have a great flavor and quality but they are also part of a balanced diet.
Facts about the Poblano Pepper:
- Poblano peppers are found natively in the state of Puebla, Mexico.
- Obviously, the names is derived from the area where they are harvested, though in some supermarkets you will find them labeled as chiles anchos.
- There are two different colors of Poblano, red and green, and the red variety is significantly hotter than the green.
- The Poblano peppers are of mild flavor
- The Poblano is one of the most popular peppers in Mexico.
- It can be served dried, fried with whipped egg, stuffed, or used in sauces such as mole.
- Anchos contain vitamin A, C, and Bi vitamins. They also contain significant amounts of iron, thiamine, niacin, magnesium and riboflavin. Chiles are cholesterol-free, saturated fat-free, low calories, low sodium, and high in fiber
The table below shows the in depth analysis of nutrients for Poblano (green) peppers. - Source : USDA National Nutrient database:
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