Broccoli

It is an excellent food, rich in vitamins and minerals. It has anti-cancer properties that enhance its content of vitamin A, C and E, amino acids, zinc, and potassium.

  • It improves skin, hair and nails due to its rich content in vitamins E, B, A, K, and omega-3 fatty acids.

  • It is a heart protector since its properties help to eliminate bad cholesterol.

  • It helps to keep bones strong and healthy due to its content of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and zinc.

  • It contributes to improve vision and to have healthy eyes since it is rich in zeaxanthin, beta-carotene, and vitamin A.

  • It strengthens immune system since it contains vitamin C, beta-carotene, and other vitamins and minerals.

  • It prevents and combats anemia since it contains iron and protein.

  • It contains few calories and a high nutritional value, which makes it an excellent aid in diets for weight reduction.

Lettuce

This food has relaxing and sedative properties.

  • A diuretic, due to its high content of water.

  • It helps in thinning regimes, since it contains few calories, is low in carbohydrates and has practically no fat.

  • Digestive tract. Its fiber content helps fight constipation and having a good bowel function.

Cabage

Along with broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage, cabbage is classified as an ally of the organism against cancer.

  • It helps in thinning regimes, since it contains few calories, is low in carbohydrates and has practically no fat.

  • Antioxidants. It contains high amounts of antioxidants, which prevents various degenerative diseases and delays the signs of aging by removing dangerous free radicals from the body.

  • It helps against heartburn. Cabbage compounds strengthen the stomach muscles, which helps to resist the attacks of heartburn.

  • Anemia. It aids in the treatment of this disease due to its provision of vitamin K.

  • Anti-inflammatory. It contains significant amounts of polyphenols that provide anti-inflammatory benefits and helps in diseases such as arthritis.

  • Digestive tract. Cabbage contains a variety of nutrients that can benefit your stomach and intestinal lining. These nutrients include Glucosinolates.

  • Diabetes. It is useful to reduce blood sugar levels for diabetics.

  • Mental function. It helps to prevent Alzheimer’s disease since it is rich in vitamin K and kaolin.

  • Cardiovascular system. Its properties help to reduce cholesterol in your body.

Carrot

Nutritionally speaking, carrot is an excellent food due to its content of vitamins and minerals.

It has anti-cancer properties and a protective effect against diseases, due to its antioxidant content that eliminates dangerous free radicals, protecting the cell membranes and preventing changes in the body genetic material, which are causes of degenerative diseases. It has also a high content of carotene and vitamin A.
Skin. It helps to keep skin in good condition, due to its content of carotene, as well as vitamins E and B.
It helps to keep teeth and gums healthy, due to its content of vitamin C.
Vision. The provision of vitamin A helps the good vision and eye health.
Tanning increases the production of melanin, the pigment that gives color to the skin and protects it from harmful solar radiation (UVA and UVB).
Anemia: Carrot is considered a re-mineralizing food, due to its iron content, which makes it an ideal food for fighting this disease.
Carrot also benefits the nervous system, reproduction, growth and development, is a diuretic and helps in the conversion of food into energy.

PREPARED BY: COMERCIALIZADORA AGRÍCOLA GIMA S.P.R. DE R.L. DE C.V.
DATE: APRIL 17, 2017
COMMON NAME: CAULIFLOWER
SCIENTIFIC NAME: BRASSICA OLERACEA, VAR.. BOTRYTIS.
PLACE OF PRODUCTION: GUANAJUATO, MEXICO.
TRADE CHARACTERISTICS: FIRST CLASS PRODUCT
PRESENTATION: 18-PIECE AND 24-PIECE BOXES
Description: It is a plant of the Cruciferae family. It is composed of a whitish, compact and round head formed by inflorescences, which is the edible part. It is shrouded by green oval-shaped leaves, sometimes curled at the edges, which protect it. At the time of the harvest, bud can measure more than 30 cm and weigh 2.5 kg.
NUTRITION FACTS: Rich in vitamins A, B, C and calcium, iodine, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and sulphur. It contains very few  calories.
MAIN USES: As food. It can be eaten raw, cooked or pickled

PREPARED BY: COMERCIALIZADORA AGRÍCOLA GIMA S.P.R. DE R.L. DE C.V.
DATE: April 17, 2017
COMMON NAME: ICEBERG LETTUCE
SCIENTIFIC NAME: LACTUCA SATIVA VAR. CAPITATA
PLACE OF PRODUCTION: GUANAJUATO, MEXICO.
TRADE CHARACTERISTICS: FIRST CLASS PRODUCT
PRESENTATION: 18-PIECE AND 24-PIECE BOXES
DESCRIPTION: Round plant with wide and crispy leaves and a disk-shaped stem, from which the leaves arise in rosettes forming a spherical and tight bud. It is cultivated throughout the year.
NUTRITION FACTS: It contains vitamins A, B, C, D, and E, calcium, copper, iron,  phosphorus and potassium. It provides a small amount of fiber, some carbohydrates, some protein, and a minimum amount of fat.
MAIN USES: As food. It is usually eaten raw

PREPARED BY: COMERCIALIZADORA AGRÍCOLA GIMA S.P.R. DE R.L. DE C.V.
DATE: April 17, 2017
COMMON NAME: BROCCOLI
SCIENTIFIC NAME: BRASSICA OLERACEA VAR. ITALICA
PLACE OF PRODUCTION: GUANAJUATO, MEXICO
 TRADE CHARACTERISTICS: FIRST CLASS PRODUCT
CUT: ASIAN AND BUNCH
PRESENTATION: 22-POUND BOXES WITH 25 PIECES
SIZE: 4” TO 5”
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Broccoli is a plant of Cruciferae family that adapts to different cultivation seasons. It has a green, uniform, round and compact  head, composed by short florets and edible fine grainsthat emerge from a short. The head of broccoli is surrounded by long leaves. Good preservation after harvest

NUTRITION FACTS: Rich in vitamins A, C, B1 and B2, as well as iron, potassium, calcium, copper and zinc. It is also rich in beta-carotene. With a high content of fiber and low in calories
MAIN USES: As food. It can be eaten raw or cooked.

PREPARED BY: COMERCIALIZADORA AGRÍCOLA GIMA S.P.R. DE R.L. DE C.V.
DATE: April 17, 2017
COMMON NAME: CARROT
SCIENTIFIC NAME: DAUCUS CAROTA
PLACE OF PRODUCTION: GUANAJUATO, MEXICO.
TRADE CHARACTERISTICS: FIRST CLASS PRODUCT
PRESENTATION: 50-POUND BAGS
Description: Carrot belongs to the Umbellifer family, also called Apiaceae. It is an orange-colored, thick, elongated and cone-shaped root. Its size is larger or smaller depending on each variety.
NUTRITION FACTS: Carrots are rich in carotene with high content of fiber and sugar. It mainly contains potassium, vitamins E and A and niacin or vitamin B3
MAIN USES: As food. It can be eaten raw or cooked