An ancient crucifer born about 4000 years ago and typical of our fields, it is the main symbol of our wonderful land. It has curly, fleshy, green leaves with a lively taste and a distinctive flavour, sweet and bitter at the same time, and its versatility makes it a refined ingredient for countless recipes. It is good, healthy and nutritious due to its high content in minerals, calcium and potassium, digestive enzymes, antioxidants, anti-cancer substances and vitamins A and C; it was once widely used by farmers as a healing and medicinal herb.


Torzella sprouts are a rare vegetable that almost disappeared was in danger of being forgotten. We have brought them back to light so that you can enjoy the gastronomic heritage of our land.

place the frozen product in a cold pan with 20 ml water per layer of vegetables, cover and cook on a moderate heat for 3 min. Remove the lid and cook for a further 3 min. or cook the frozen product in boiling water for 3-4 min.

Technical information

  • pack small basin oz 35.27 | carton oz 141
  • IFS International Featured Standards
  • Frozen product, ready to use
  • Puglia
  • Harvest time: december - march
Wild “Torzella” (Greek cabbage) sprouts interpreted by

Our Chefs

The nutritional properties of wild Torzella sprouts are such that just one serving can meet an adult's daily requirement of vitamins A and C. On pizza, in main courses or soups, it is an excellent ingredient full of healthy substances.