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Providing a safe and healthy product of top quality is crucial at Zwingrow. The grow schedule comprises cultivation of Orange Bell Peppers throughout the year. Among all bell peppers Orange Bell Peppers have the mildest taste. Nice and healthy as snack inbetween or processable in hot and cold dishes.

 

Apart from a nice taste Orange Bell Peppers have high contents of vitamin C and bètacarotene. The Orange bell pepper contains nearly four times more vitamin C than an orange. The Orange bell pepper also contains high levels Lutein and Zeaxanthin.

 

 per 100 g fruit flesh    orange   banana  sweet/bell pepper
      green red yellow orange
 kiloJoule 193 364 67 92 92 92
 kilocal 46 87 16 22 22 22
 protein (mg) 0 0 1 1 1 1
 fat (g) 0 0 0 0 0 0
 carbohydrate (g) 14 22 3 4,5 4,5 4,5
 calcium (mg) 8 4 15 15 15 15
 iron (mg) 0,24 0,24 0,5 0,5 0,5 0,5
 sodium (mg)     5 6 6 6
 vitamin A (mg) 0,01 0,01 100 120 120 160
 vitamineB1 (µg) 0 0 30 30 30 30
 vitamin B2 (µg) 0 0 70 70 70 70
 vitamin C (mg) 51 9 70 165 175 180
 luteïne (µg)           840
 zeaxanthine (µg)           6700

 

Vitamine C and bètacarotene can contribute very significantly to the health and to reducing cancer and heart attacks.
Lutein and zeaxanthin work well against the deterioration of the eyes above 50 years.

Click on Reports about some researches which have proven said effects.

 

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