This flat, crunchy and slightly sweet legume has become an indispensable part of world cuisine. They are the young pods of a pea variety, but unlike many pea varieties, this vegetable is not harvested for its peas (because they are tiny) but for the whole pod.
The pod can be compared to the green pea, but snow peas are harvested at an early age, when the green peas in the pod are still tiny.
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What is it that makes Frutesa so special? The people. Frutesa has been trading for 37 years and has grown into a successful business on the strength of the passion and dedication of its employees and partners. “Many of our employees have spent their entire working lives with Frutesa, and we have been working with many of our growers for decades. These stable relationships are extremely valuable to us,” says Luis Teo Pineda of Frutesa.