FRESH/FROZEN Okra (Extra/Zero/Fine/Ones/Big-Wickea)
Okra is also known as lady’s fingers, gumbo, or Hindi is the most important vegetable crop of the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Its mild taste and unique texture, with a peach-like fuzz on the outside. Inside the pod are small, edible seeds. Okra is also a source of antioxidants. Its pods and seeds contain a variety of antioxidant compounds, including phenolic compounds and flavonoid derivatives, such as catechins and quercetin. Scientists think that these compounds may help lower the risk of cancer. It grows best in hot, humid climates, with Egypt being the leading frozen vegetables okra producer.