Germany: Winter vegetables from the regions? Yes, please!

Published Nov 20, 2021

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A current survey by the Rabobank Food Navigator shows: Germans also like to buy their popular winter vegetables from regional sources. The favorite among the winter vegetables grows underground: Almost two thirds (59.1%) of the respondents prefer to buy carrots from the region.

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The lamb's lettuce follows a long way behind in second place - another long-term candidate for winter kitchens, which around half of those surveyed (47.4%) prefer to buy regionally. Third and fourth place went to pumpkin with 41.4% and kale with 41.1%. Beetroot (28.6%) and celeriac (26.6%) make up the middle field, parsnips (16.0%) and turnips (15.2%) bring up the rear. 14.3% of the respondents say that they do not buy any of these vegetables from the region. Young people like to eat pumpkin, older people love carrots The tastes of young and old differ: the 18 to 29 year olds prefer the pumpkin with 56.9%, even among the respondents between 30 and 39 years the trendy vegetables are ahead with 50.5% even after Halloween. The carrot follows in second place among the 18 to 29 year olds (53.8%) and the 30 to 39 year olds (48.3%). But the real carrot fans can be found among the older respondents: Here the over 65-year-olds are at the top with two thirds (66.3%), also in the age group ...
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