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Taro

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Taro

  • Out of Stock

  • Certified By: NAS

  • Country of Origin: Australia

1kg

$19.95  $19.95 / kg
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About the product


Grower: Arnet Starchy root vegetable.

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Questions & Answers

What happens if I eat raw taro?

Taro is toxic when consumed raw. This is due to the high levels of calcium oxalate and may have health-related side effects on the consumer.

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What does taro root taste like?

Taro has a texture similar to that of sweet potatoes. Taro tastes sweet, nutty, creamy, and starchy when cooked. *Note: Raw taro is toxic and not edible.

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Is Taro high in carbohydrates?

Yes, taro root is high in carbohydrates. A cup of taro root has about 39 grams of carbohydrates.

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Does Taro root have gluten?

No, taro is naturally gluten free. Taro is a type of root vegetable - thus, it does not have any traces of gluten in its raw form. In fact, taro powder is also seen as one of the best substitutes for wheat flour.

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Are potatoes and Taro the same?

No, taro and potato are two different vegetables. Taro is a root vegetable and is native to Southeast east asia. Meanwhile, they have a similar appearance and texture to potatoes.

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