Red chili peppers started being used in cultured kim-chi in the late 1500s after they were brought to Korea by Europeans that had traveled to the Americas. It is now considered a staple ingredient, giving it the spiciness associated with most kim-chi. Chili peppers are a great source of vitamin C as well as vitamin A and dietary fiber. We use all organic ingredients in our kim-chi and only use high-quality sea salt, either Celtic Sea Salt® or Pink Himalayan. The addition of ground dried red peppers and ginger give this organic kim-chi a fiery kick and will spice up your rice, noodles or soup or you can enjoy it straight as a side dish.
For best results refrigerate upon reciept and open jar(s) only after these fresh, live, raw cultured vegetables are cold. Please expect warm transit temps to possibly create expansive cultured veggies that are still delicious and beneficial to eat. All raw cultured vegetable orders will automatically be shipped with insulation which will minimize, but may not eliminate natural expansion. See our Shipping Information to learn more about raw cultured vegetables in transit.
INGREDIENTS: Cabbage*, carrots*, onions*, ginger*, high-mineral health salt, ground dried red pepper*. *Organic
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Cultured kim-chi is made from fresh, shredded, unheated organic vegetables which are put into stainless steel containers and left to culture for five to seven days. No water or vinegar is added. Our organic kim-chi is high-fiber, fat free, and one of the richest sources of lactobacilli and enzymes available. Raw kim-chi is also loaded with vitamin A, thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), calcium, and iron. Health magazine named cultured kim-chi one of the world’s healthiest foods citing its ability to aid digestion by providing probiotic flora (lactobacilli). Raw kim-chi has been a staple in Korea for centuries, it is usually served with every meal.
Raw kim-chi is perishable and best stored in the refrigerator to preserve the active enzymes. Our raw, organic Spicy Kim-Chi exemplifies the most healthful options that are known regarding cultured foods. Superior quality! Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back! All Rejuvenative Foods are fresh and pure. Please enjoy within 8 months for best flavor.
(1) ^ Raymond, Joan. "World's Healthiest Foods: Kimchi (Korea)". Health.