curley parsley


Parsley, Curly Parsley

The parsley we produce is among the best quality found anywhere in the world, due to our top end process and the natural climatic conditions of our Israeli agricultural fields.

Generally implemented as a garnish, curly leaf parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is not typically used directly to flavor dishes. In fact, when many chefs and consumers picture a garnish, it is the curly parsley they are imagining as it is very common and widely used. The taste of curly parsley is also quite subdued relative to the flat variety, underscoring its typical use purely as decoration.

While not typically used for eating, curly parsley is actually the more common variety used. The best-grown curly parsley is judged primarily by its aesthetic properties – including the darkness of the leaves (darker is better) and a lack of wilting or yellowing.

The nutritional value of parsley has become increasingly known, helping to evolve the herb from mere aesthetic and visceral functionality to functional. In today’s health-conscious world, customers are coming to appreciate parsley’s vitamins B1-B3, B5, B6, B9, C, and K along with minerals such as calcium, iron, and magnesium. SDA Spice’s produce is grown to maximize nutritional value.

A little known fact is that, while curly parsley is typically only used for garnish, it is now increasingly found to be great when fried.

Trade Varieties: Large Flake (4-8) or (1-8), Medium Granules (10/30), Fine (30/50), Powder (-80 Mesh).

Seasonality: October-July

Availability: Conventional, Organic

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