Origin: It is said that the original inhabitants of the Mississippi region and Mexico cultivated sunflowers around 2500 BCE.
Characteristics: The sunflower is an annual plant and has to be planted afresh every year.
Harvest: September to October.
Processing: The seeds are released from their hard shells.
Cultivation: The main cultivation area today is Turkey.
Consumption: Oil, nibbles.
Nutritional information (per 100g)
Calories 396 kcal
Proteins 17,6 g
Saturated fats 4,57 g
Monosaturated fats 29,36
Carbonhydrates 5,44 g
Fibers 37,07 g
Cholesterol 0 g
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