The yellow Holland onion has a distinctive, spicy taste. The red onion is a little milder and has a beautiful red colouring right through to its centre, making it ideal for salads for example. The Holland onion has a high dry substance content of about 11%, resulting in its widely appreciated, fibre rich and crispy nature. The correct choice of varieties and the expertise of Holland onion growers result in a very healthy flavouring option.
Holland onions are rich in vitamin C, phosphorus, calcium, sodium and potassium and contain important antioxidants such as quercetin and selenium. The natural fibres in Holland onions are indispensable for healthy intestinal flora and optimal digestion. Dutch seed enhancement companies continuously develop new varieties that will meet specific taste requirements anywhere in the world.