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The Difference in Root Vegetable and Leaf Vegetable Vegetable Cleaning

rqi Aug 11 2022 By admin
Our two most common types of vegetables, one is root vegetables, such as potatoes, onions, carrots, taro and so on. These vegetables are high in starch and high in sugar. Edible parts are generally rhizomes, which can partially replace the staple food, so we call this type of vegetables root vegetables;
One is leafy vegetables, such as lettuce, cabbage, spinach, etc. It mainly contains vitamin B2, vitamin C and carotene, etc. The edible part is generally green leaves. Before cooking vegetables, it needs to go through the steps of picking, cleaning, peeling, and cutting, which often takes a long time. Packaged clean vegetables that can be cooked directly came into being.
Today, let's take a look at the difference between root vegetables and leafy vegetables.

1. Different In Cleaning Machine:

Type of Vegetables Edible Portion Amount of Soil  Applicable Cleaning Equipment
Root vegetables Roots have a lot of sediment on the surface Brush Cleaning Machine
Leafy vegetables  Leafy Less dust on the surface Air Bubble Washing Machine

2. Whether Peeling Function Is Required:

Root vegetables have a layer of skin, which is in contact with sediment for a long time. Even if it is washed, it will affect the taste. Therefore, the washing and processing of root vegetables needs to increase the peeling link; while leafy vegetables do not need this link, but add the links of removing roots and selecting yellow leaves.


3. Whether Secondary Washing Are Need

Root vegetables are washed first, and then peeled. Due to the high starch content, they still need to be washed a second time after peeling; The effect can be directly entered into the next stage of surface air-drying.
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