The humble carrot

Every part of the carrot is edible and highly nutritious – even when it has cosmetic imperfections.


But did you know that thousands of tons of carrots go to waste around the world each year?

Too good for the trash

Essential for the growth, development and repair of all body tissue. Carrot greens have six times the vitamin C than the root.
Carrots are loaded with vitamin A and beta-carotene, which there's evidence to suggest can lower your diabetes risk.
Essential for keeping your bones strong and healthy.

Look beyond defects

Unfortunately, up to 30% of carrots don’t make it to the grocery store because of physical or aesthetic defects. By choosing imperfect vegetables from store shelves, you can help reduce food waste.

Source: Fao

Eat all of me

Wash instead of peal! It saves you time. Carrot stems, leaves and peels are all good for you – and by eating them reduces your food waste.

Recipes for carrot greens

Carrot leaves and stems can be used in salads, as garnish or for a tasty carrot top pesto.


Recipes for carrot root

Unpeeled carrots are delicious roasted, steamed, boiled, juiced or simply just eaten raw.


Recipes for carrot peel

If you do peel your carrots, how about using the peel to make carrot chips or pesto, or adding them to smoothies or stir fries?