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SELECTION INFORMATION
Usage

Eaten raw in salads, as a healthy snack or cooked in a wide variety of dishes.

Selection

Good-quality Sugar Snap Peas will have plump pods with firm, smooth and crisp skin.

Coloring of good Sugar Snap peas will be an even medium to dark-green. Sugar Snap peas should be 2 1/2 to 3 inches long.

Avoid

Avoid product with soft, limp pods or blemishes. Also avoid snap peas that are so big, they almost burst from the pod.

Storage

Peas and beans do not store well, so keep them refrigerated but place them in the warmest part of your refrigerator and keep them dry.

Ripening

In general, vegetables will not ripen further after harvest.

  • Nutritional Information
  • Sugar Snap Peas are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. They're also a good source of Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium, and a great source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Thiam

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