Marjoram

Origanum majorana

South Australia’s warm, temperate climate and good soils ensure we can harvest soil grown herbs of exceptional quality.

Fresh Please herbs are plump, leafy and full of flavour, available in bunches or convenient travel trays. Our travel trays are packed in Australia to ensure absolute product freshness.

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Marjoram is one of the most popular Mediterranean herbs which has long been grown for its culinary and medicinal values. Marjoram has a delicate, sweet-flavour profile with a subtle, pungent (spicy) taste.  


Culinary Uses

Marjoram has a delicate and slightly sweet flavour which is traditionally partnered with meat (namely lamb, veal, beef, pork and chicken), but also complements vegetables, pulses or seafood. 

It is important to note, that marjoram does not withstand the cooking process well with heat destroying its flavour and aroma. For this reason marjoram is almost always added at the end of cooking, just before serving. 


Selecting the best produce

Fresh, quality herbs, will appear as though they have just been picked with plump looking leaves.  Look for produce that has healthy stems with no signs of yellowing or wilting.


Storing

0 degrees celcius at 90-100% relative humidity.

It is important that herbs are expertly handled during transportation. Herbs should be kept covered and away from refrigeration fans. 


Harvesting & Packaging

South Australia’s warm and temperate climate ensures year round production of quality, soil grown marjoram. Fresh Please marjoram is cut and tied into 200g bunches or packed into Fresh Please ‘travel friendly’ pre-packs.  Pre-packs are available in a range of sizes from 20g upwards dependent on your requirements.


Availability

December. 

Nutrition

Marjoram provides some vitamin K, manganese and iron. 

VITAMIN K

Vitamin K is an essential nutrient necessary for responding to injuries by regulating normal blood clotting. In addition, by assisting in the transport of calcium throughout the body, Vitamin K promotes good bone health and may assist in reducing the instance of bone loss and assist in the prevention of calcification of the arteries and other soft tissue.

Manganese

Manganese helps in bone production, skin integrity, blood sugar control as well as providing protection against free radical damage. 

Iron

Iron is an essential mineral with several important roles in the body, the most important being the formation of red blood cells used to carry oxygen around the body. 


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