Organic cucumber sales continue to rise with a nearly 20% increase in 2016, after growing by more than 40% the year before. Organic cukes make up nearly 6% of overall category sales. Make the most of these rising sales by making organic cucumbers a centerpiece of your organic salad vegetables.
Cucumber sales continue to rise. Capitalize on that popularity by making cucumbers a bigger part of your produce mix
Some of the health benefits of Cucumber are given below.
- Cucumbers contain many important nutrient, but many are in the skin. Cucumbers contain some vitamin C, which boosts the immune system and helps to fight cancer. The cucumber’s skin contains fiber, which aids in digestion. Cucumbers also contain silica, which helps keep skin healthy.
- They are low in calories but contain many important vitamins and minerals, as well as a high water content
- Eating cucumbers may lead to many potential health benefits, including weight loss, balanced hydration, digestive regularity and lower blood sugar levels.