We produce zucchini (also know as a courgette) from mid to late December to first frost, supplying both wholesale and retail markets, including many nationwide supermarkets.
Dec – June
- Good source of vitamin C
- Source of folate
- Source of niacin
- One of the highest potassium containing vegetables
Selection and Storage
Choose zucchini that is blemish free and has a vibrant, rich colour.
A size of 16-20cm long is when they're at their best.
Avoid any signs of softening or withering.
Store zucchini in the refrigerator in a plastic bag between 2-4 degrees Celsius. Use within 7 days.
Serving Size: ½ cup diced - 111.8g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily intake per serving||Average Quantity per 100|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||0.3%||0.2|
|- saturated (g)||trace||0%||trace|
|Dietary fibre (g)||1.2||4%||1.1|
|Vitamin C (mg)||12.3||31% RDI*||11.0|
|Folate (µg)||25||12% RDI*||22|
|Niacin (mg)||11||11% RDI*||1|
|Vitamin E (mg)||0.91||9% RDI*||0.81|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||55||7% RDI*||49|
|Iron (mg)||0.6||5% RDI*||0.5|
|Thiamin (mg)||trace||0% RDI*||trace|
|Riboflavin (mg)||trace||0% RDI*||trace|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ. Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs. *Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult) Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 10th Edition, Plant & Food Research - 2014