Canned peas rank only #5 on a consumers vegetable priority list. Not surprising for the colorless mushy rounds. But, fresh-shelled English Peas are one of the biggest trending, fresh vegetables to be enjoyed raw or prepared.
Slap, spank, whack! Sound aggressive? Only when it comes to releasing essential oils in fresh herbs and increasing operator bar sales – one of restaurant’s biggest profit areas.
Baby vegetables hit the French culinary scene in the 60’s for their novelty and then began appearing at retail in the mid 80’s. Today, these bite-sized vegetables are still showcased for their appearance and flavor but also for snacking convenience.