At Progressive Produce we take care to provide you the highest quality, freshest produce on the market. The following links will provide Nutrition Facts and information about our products.
The potato is a highly nutritious food and one of our best sources of complex carbohydrates making them a good source of dietary energy. One medium size potato contains only 100 calories and is fat and saturated fat free, cholesterol free, and sodium free. Potatoes are an excellent source of Vitamin C and provide important B vitamins plus minerals like potassium, copper, magnesium and iron. Potatoes, balanced with other vegetables and whole grain foods, are an important part of a healthy diet.
Onions are a healthy food that adds their unique flavor to a wide variety of foods. With only 60 calories per serving, onions are sodium, fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol free, and provide dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, and other key nutrients. In addition, onions contain a variety of other naturally occurring chemicals known as organosulfur compounds that have been linked to lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Yams (sweet potatoes) are a highly nutritious food, easy to prepare, great tasting, and extremely versatile on any menu. One of the best vegetables you can eat, they’re loaded with carotenoids, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. Yams are fat free, saturated fat free, very low in sodium, cholesterol free and a good source of fiber.
Chili peppers have long been used to add flavor and “spice up” a great variety of dishes. Chili peppers come in many varieties, each with its own level of “heat”, with Habenero being the hottest available, Jalapenos the most versatile, and Pasilla the best for chili rellenos. Chilies are fat free, saturated fat free, cholesterol free and have very low sodium. Low in calories, they are high in vitamin A and C, with many chili varieties containing more vitamin C than citrus fruit.
Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally well-balanced vegetables, leading nearly all produce items in the wide array of nutrients it supplies in significant amounts for a healthy diet. A serving of asparagus contains only 25 calories, and is fat free, saturated fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free and is a good source of vitamin C and foliate. Asparagus is a good choice for health-conscious consumers.
Lemons zesty flavor and aroma make this popular citrus fruit widely used to bring out the flavor of other foods, for flavoring in baked goods and deserts, and in making or accenting refreshing beverages. Lemon slices, wedges and twists are often used as a garnish and lemon zest is valued for the strong citrus flavor it gives to foods. High in dietary fiber and vitamin C, lemons are low calorie, fat free, saturated fat free, cholesterol free, and sodium free.
Limes are a versatile natural flavor enhancer, widely used to add flavor to marinades, salad dressings and drinks, as well as a seasoning in many cooked dishes. Slices, wedges and twists are often used as a garnish. In addition to being an excellent source of fiber and vitamin C, limes are fat free, saturated fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free and low calorie.