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Leek

Quality characteristics

  • Dark-green leaves
  • Straight shape
  • ‘White’ stem length at least 15 cm. For young leeks this is 10 cm, and 6 cm at the beginning of the season
  • Leaf length at least 20 cm (without leaves: 5 cm of opened green leaves)
  • No deformation on the white part of the stem
  • No damage
  • Either without roots, preserving the root plate
  • Or with cleaned roots

Shelf life

Flandria leeks should be stored at 2-3 °C and a RH of 90-95%.

Grading

Flandria leeks are classified according to autumn and winter leeks

– loose: -2 cm, 2-3 cm, 2-4 cm, 3-4 cm, 3-5 cm, > 4 cm

– bunches (flat): > 1.1 kg, > 1.3 kg, > 1.5 kg

– bunches (round): > 700 g, > 900 g, > 1 kg

– bags: 3 kg, 5 kg

 

young leeks (until mid-August)

– loose: 2-3 cm, 3-4 cm, 2-4 cm, 3-5 cm, > 4 cm

– bunches (flat): > 900 g, > 1.1 kg, > 1.3 kg, > 1.5 kg

– bunches (round): 15-20-25 bunches per crate,

> 300 g, > 400 g, > 500 g, > 700 g, > 900 g or > 1 kg

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Availability

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Vegetables

All Flandria vegetables come from family businesses. We are constantly working to improve the taste and shelf life of our products.

Fruit

Flandria offers you the finest of Belgian fruits. Full of flavor, healthy, and fresh as ever. Quality to enjoy, time and time again.