Is vegetable from the store as good as vegetables decades or hundreds of years ago? Unfortunately it’s not. Standardized fruits and vegetables have been produced for over 50 years. The creation of industrial crop hybrids has a huge impact on their nutritional content. In the past 50 years, vegetables have lost 27% of their vitamin C and nearly half of their iron. The goal of hybridization is to make the vegetables look visually attractive and to keep them fresh for a long time.

Higher price for less nutrients

For example, smooth, firm and red tomatoes sell better. However, hybridization had a bad impact. In the process, it has lost a quarter of its calcium and more than half of its vitamins. These crops come from seeds produced by several multinational companies. These multinationals are producing seeds, especially in India, where people are very poorly paid, but multinationals are making billions. According to FAO, worldwide, 75% of the cultivated varieties have disappeared in the past 100 years. Loss of nutrients, privatization of life, We reveal the industrialists ’great monopoly over our fruit and veg. Find out more information below in an exploratory document from Java Discover.