Red chili peppers started being used in cultured kim-chi in the late 1500s after it was brought to Korea by Europeans that had traveled to the Americas. It is now considered a staple ingredient, giving it the spiciness associated with raw kim-chi. Chili peppers are one of the best sources of vitamin C as well as vitamin A and dietary fiber. We source all organic ingredients in our organic kim-chi and only use high-quality Celtic Sea Salt®. 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 as side dish.
Upon receipt, refrigerate and open jar(s) after these fresh, live, raw cultured vegetables are cold. Please expect warm transit temps to possibly create expansive cultured vegis that are still delicious and wonderful. Insulated shipping is available for all raw cultured vegetable orders. Use the link at the right to order insulated shipping or learn more about this option.
ORGANIC INGREDIENTS: Cabbage, carrots, onions, ginger, Celtic Sea Salt®, ground dried red peppers.
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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, low-fat 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 in digestion by providing probiotic flora (lactobacilli) plus it has been shown to reduce the growth of cancer (1). Raw kim-chi has been a staple in Korea for centuries, it is usually served with every meal.
Raw kim-chi is perishable, it is best stored in the refrigerator to preserve the active enzymes. Our raw, organic kim-chi exemplifies the most healthful options that are known regarding healthy 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.