For many years, the quality and wide range of varieties of peppers produced in Almeria is an indisputable fact. Bell pepper type California, Lamuyo, Italian, as well as, of padron, hot or sweet bell pepper ... or the mini or snacks varieties. They cover the needs of the main importing countries of the EU, especially Germany and Holland.
It is characterized by:
- Withstand high temperatures very well, but are sensitive to cold.
- Its shape, which is square or rectangular and more or less elongated.
- Its color, as the most consumed are red and green, although we can also find yellow, orange or white peppers among others.
Ripe peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C, surpassing citrus fruits. Essential food for a detoxifying diet.
High water content, ideal for a slimming diet. As long as we eat them raw. Thanks to its richness in fiber, it creates a feeling of satiety in our stomach.
They increase the defenses, especially interesting to eat this fruit after passing some disease.
Bell pepper is rich in lycopene, which together with vitamin C makes it a great antioxidant.