Green bean

Phaseolus vulgaris

What gives it its taste and how to recognise it

  • appropriate choice of variety to suit the soil and climate
  • mild field temperatures (minimum of 5° C)
  • cool soils and land not too densely planted (20 plants per m²)
  • picked when the pod (vivid green, 15 cm long and seedless) breaks when you bend it
  • crisp in texture.

Nutritional and nutraceutical value

  • energy content: 31 Kcal/100g;
  • rich in: vitamin K, silicon and potassium;
  • benefits: helps protect the heart and arteries; promotes bone health and helps strengthen the immune system.

Varieties and periods of availability

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Green bean
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