Onion

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ORIGIN

Onion originates from Central Asia. This product was used widely in ancient times for various purposes. Its scientific name is Allium Cepa and it belongs to the Amaryllidaceae family.

This plant was popular with Charles the Great in the late 8th century. In the mid-10th century, onion was widely used in Sicily. The Sicilians usually ate it raw.

Onion has had many nicknames throughout history, including ‘onion flute’, because it was previously used in music. Nowadays onion, like garlic, is used and recognised all over the world for its various qualities.

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CULTIVATION METHOD

The name ‘onion’ is also used to refer to the bulb of the plant. Onion grows in deep, friable, humus-rich soils and can reach a height of up to 60-100cm. It should be planted in the sun to grow.

It blooms from early June to late August. Clumps of fresh leaves can be picked all year round, but the bulbs are only harvested in July and August.

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HOW TO USE IT WHEN COOKING

Onion, whether fresh, powder or granulated, is used in many cuisines all over the world. It can be sprinkled onto your everyday dishes.

Both a vegetable and a condiment, it can be eaten raw, cooked or pickled in vinegar. Dehydrated onion is easy to use to season all your dishes and retains its nutritional value.

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Products

Find our ranges of products under different packaging, as well as our points of sale. Whole or ground, you will find the right product for your use.

Whole grilled onion



Our packets are convenient. They are resealable, enabling excellent preservation of the product and its quality.

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Freeze-dried onion



Used in the same way as fresh onion. Both a vegetable and a condiment, it can be eaten raw, cooked or pickled in vinegar. Dehydrated onion is easy to use to season all your dishes and retains its nutritional value.

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Granulated onion



Sprinkle onto your everyday dishes.

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Whole dehydrated onion



Our product is whole and is used mainly for slow-cooked dishes with a long infusion time. It is sold in a packet, enabling excellent preservation of the product and its quality.

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Whole grilled onion (packet)



It is sold in a packet, enabling excellent preservation of the product and its quality.

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Red onion strips



It is sold in a packet, enabling excellent preservation of the product and its quality.

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Granulated red onion



Our product is ground and used mainly for dishes with a short cooking and infusion time. It is sold in a packet, enabling excellent preservation of the product and its quality.

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