Where are onions cultivated?
Across the world, you will find many types of onion varieties — white, yellow or red in a number of sizes and shapes. The top three onion producing countries, whether its grown for domestic use or exporting, are the United States, China and India.
Olam Spices AtSource verified, white onions are grown in California, across three diversified growing regions, which helps us to significantly extend our growing season, while mitigating crop risks. We work closely with our farmer partners during the planting, cultivation and harvest to guarantee a high-quality yield.
After our onions are harvested, they are taken to our state-of-the-art processing facilities where they are inspected, washed, sliced, dried and minced.
Bulk minced onion applications
So, when can I use minced onion? Minced onions have many applications, including:
- As an addition to a long simmering stocks and stews, where the onions will rehydrate
- Incorporating minced onions into creamy sauces and dressings where it will give piece identity
- Soaking in water and using it in place of fresh onions
- Adds flavor to egg dishes such as omelettes or scrambles
- Topical applications for bagels, breads, naan, scones and biscuits
- Rustic seasoning blends
History of onions
Similar to garlic, the history of onions is widely disputed due to the nature of the crop and the lack of trace evidence it leaves behind. However, many archaeologists, botanists and food historians do agree on the fact that onions have more than likely been cultivated for around 5,000 years.
It is believed that our predecessors discovered and started eating wild onions long before farming was even invented, as references of onion as food were found in the Bible and Kuran.
Types of bulk minced onions products
Are you looking for ways to incorporate minced onions on a larger scale? There are many products to help you get started.