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Chicory Root Cut

Chicory Root

Cichorium intybus

Origin: India
From£10.10 per kg

Common chicory is a woody, herbaceous plant of the dandelion family Asteraceae. Usually seen with bright blue flowers, it can also have white or pink flowers (although the latter colours are rare). Many varieties are cultivated for their salad leaves, chicons or roots, which are baked, ground and used as a coffee substitute and food additive. These plants are native to Europe and Asia and were first introduced to North America in the 19th Century.


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Chicory roots can be baked, ground, and used as a coffee substitute and food additive. Since the 21st century, inulin, an extract from the root, has been used in food manufacturing as a sweetener and source of dietary fibre.

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Baked and ground up root is used as a caffeine-free coffee substitute and food additive. It can be used as a sweetener and is a good source of fibre.

Historically, chicory was grown in Egypt as a medicinal plant. The Ancient Egyptians believed that the plant could purify the blood and the liver. In South Africa, the widespread roots and stems are used to make tea for jaundice and chicory syrup is used as a tonic and purifying medicine for infants.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Chicory root is a plant that belongs to the dandelion family and is native to Europe and Asia. The leaves, buds and roots are all edible.

This herb is known to be low in fat, cholesterol, sodium and calories. As it’s naturally caffeine-free, it’s a healthy alternative to regular coffee. Chicory is also a rich source of beta-carotene, a natural source of vitamin A.

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