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Beetroot, Beta vulgaris var. esculenta / Chenopodiaceae
Red beetroot is sold in the market all the year round; however, it is a winter vegetable and should be consumed during this season. It is usually sold in bunches; the best ones are those with roots of similar size.

Beetroot availability in Spain is shown in the following table:

AreaMonths
CórdobaMarch-October
SegoviaJuly-October
AlicanteMarch-October
PontevedraJuly-October
ValenciaMarch-October

Source: La Horticultura Espñaola (2001) Sech.

The following table shows the dates of availability in the United Kingdom market, the origin and the weight of the packages.

OriginAvailability in the UK marketsWeight of the packages
AustraliaMay-JuneVarious
BelgiumAll the year roundVarious
ChileDecember and February-MayVarious
CyprusMarch-June10 kg
IrelandApril-November1 kg bun
New ZealandAll the year roundVarious
PortugalApril-JuneVarious
SpainApril-JuneVarious
United KingdomAll the year round12/13 kg
  18x250 g
  Empty packages
FranceApril-JuneVarious

Source: Fresh Produce Desk Book (2001)
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