A coffee substitute derived from the root of a Chicory plant. The roots are hand cut into pieces by farmers and sun-dried. The dried chicory roots are then roasted, milled, graded and packed. The product is available in the following forms: cubes, ground, powder, liquid extract and instant powder.
|Chicory||Chicory coffee, a coffee substitute cultivated from the Cichorium intybus plant, chicory root contains a soluble fibre known as inulin. This fibre protects against the accumulation of free cholesterol and provides other metabolic benefits, such as the promotion of iron absorption. In addition to its use in coffee substitutes. Chicory’s antioxidant effects may prevent against thrombosis and inflammation.|