German kale season officially starts on November 1

Published Oct 22, 2021

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Even though kale no longer needs frost per se these days, many consumers and growers are waiting for the colder frosty days and nights so that the kale really tastes good. The fast-growing leafy cabbage variety is harvested from September until well into the winter months of January and February. With the motto "Hello kale", the season is officially opened on the first Sunday of November on the market square in Oldenburg, the "cabbage tour capital" of Germany.

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After the opening party was canceled last year due to the corona pandemic, an extensive program with a few stands as well as food and drink options is planned for November 7 this year, the Landvolk-Pressedienst announces. The corona measures are taken into account. In the Weser-Ems area around Oldenburg, almost 2,000 tons of kale are planted annually - more than one tenth of all kale in Germany. In 2020, according to figures from the German Statistical Office, 7,571 tons of kale were grown in Niedersachsen alone; all ...
Source: AGF
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