Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

Production in the U.S. began around 1800 when French settlers brought Brussels sprouts to Louisiana.

Fun Facts: 
The total annual production of Brussels sprouts in the U.S. is almost 70 million pounds.
Brussels sprouts were first grown in quantity around Brussels, Belgium during the 16th century, hence the name.
Brussels sprouts are very popular in Great Britain — they grow about six times as many of them as the U.S.
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Who Grows It

Andy & Abbie Etchart

Everkrisp Vegetables Inc.
Tolleson, AZ

George Boskovich

Boskovich Farms
Oxnard, CA

John Jackson

Beachside Produce
Guadalupe, CA

Mike Antle

Tanimura & Antle Inc.
Salinas, CA

Mike Jarrard

Mann Packing Company
Salinas, CA
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving  
Calories: 19  
  % Daily Value*
Total Fat: 0.13g 0%
Cholesterol: 0mg 0%
Sodium: 11mg 0.46%
Total Carbohydrate: 3.94g 1.31%
     Dietary Fiber: 1.7 0% 
     Sugars: 0.97g  
Protein: 1.49g  
Vitamin A 6.64% Vitamin C 62.33%
Calcium 1.8% Iron 3.44%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database