Egg plant

(Solanum melongena)

Elongated or semi-elongated balloon-shaped fruit, depending on the variety. Very shiny purple skin. Inside there is a succulent white or green pulp, also depending on the variety, with many white seeds.

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    • Outdoor growing
    • Forced growing in greenhouses
    • Preservation in cooling chambers
    • Product from several sources
    • Contrasting product (from the southern hemisphere)

Translation of the name

Catalan: Albergínia
Spanish: Berenjena
English: Egg plant

Category

Vegetable

Family

Commercial: Garden produce fruit
Scientific: Solanàcia

Varieties

Baluroi, Bigarrada, Blanca, Bonica, Marfa, Midnite, Rayada

Nutritional value

29 calories per cada 100 grams

Grams which make up a serving

200-250 grams (1 unitat)

The tree it grows on and its curiosities

Egg plant

In Spain it is cultivated in Almeria, Valencia, Cádiz, Málaga, Tarragona, Barcelona, The Balearic Islands, Múrcia, Alicante and Castellón.

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