Sweet Palermo

Life is Sweet

Sweet Palermo is far from an ordinary pepper. With its unique appearance, this smooth, pointed pepper stands out from the rest. Its gentle curve towards the tip and softer skin make it distinct. Experience the juicy and sweet taste in combination with the thinner flesh that sets it apart in flavour. Sweet Palermo peppers  all have this high quality as they are grown exclusively by selected growers, Sweet Palermo’s can be recognized by it’s natural appearance; a sightly dented fruit and they may have a gentle twist in the neck.

 

Sweet Palermo

Surprisingly sweet pepper

Sweet Palermo derives its name from its surprisingly sweet taste. The subtle sweetness ensures that this unique pointed pepper adds value to a wide variety of dishes After one bite of the Sweet Palermo, consumers are hooked.In a comparative taste test conducted by an independent panel, Sweet Palermo stood out among other varieties of pointed and bell peppers. The conclusion: This unique vegetable is sweeter, juicier and has a more intense aroma. That aroma also contributes to the sweet taste. However, it also exhibits lower scores on characteristics less favored by consumers, such as skin toughness, and it's notably less bitter than its counterparts. than other peppers.
We make sure Sweet Palermo is always surprisingly sweet as all new varieties are specially selected and tested by consumer panels before they join the Sweet Palermo range. 
 
Sweet Palermo

Surprisingly healthy pepper

Apart from the fact that Sweet Palermo’s  are surprisingly sweet and versatile, this unique vegetable is simply bursting with nutrition. So, a good reason to put this unique pepper on the menu regularly. Sweet Palermo’s are healthy as they are all high in vitamin C and fibers. Did you know 100 gram Sweet Palermo will already provide you your total needed daily intake of Vitamin C and contains 3,8 times more compared to an orange! Additionally Sweet Palermo’s are a very good source of vitamin E, B6 and B11 (folate), providing per 100 gram at least 15% of your daily needed intake.
 
Sweet Palermo

Surprisingly versatile pepper

The tasty Sweet Palermo is surprisingly versatile and can be used in countless different dishes. It can be cooked, stir-fried, grilled or steamed. Bursting with vitamins, it’s ideal on the BBQ and is great for roasting too. Eat it raw as a quick snack or chopped or sliced into cubes, strips or rings to add a surprisingly sweet accent to fresh salads. You can use it in a sandwich or serve it as a stuffed pepper to accompany drinks. There are endless opportunities for experimenting – have a go yourself! You can try out one of these sweet pointed pepper recipes from Love My Salad or devise your own healthy and tasty creation. By making this versatile chef’s favourite the main ingredient of your meal, you will be following the ‘new style of cooking’ trend which puts vegetables in the leading role. To make your dish even more versatile we use a mix of Sweet Palermo colours. They are available in red, yellow, orange and even in the striking chocolate colour.