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2cm - 3cm Red Onion Shallot

Categories Red Asian Shallots
Place of Origin: Shandong China (Mainland)
Brand Name: Onion
Certification: HACCP
Model Number: O927
MOQ: 1 Carton
Price: US $300 - $500 / Metric Ton
Packaging Details: 5kg/7kg/10kg/12kg/15kg/20kg mesh bag
Delivery Time: around 7 days after receipt of 30% deposit
Payment Terms: T/T with 30% before production, 70% balance before delivery; L/C
Supply Ability: Supply four seasons; 280 Metric Ton/ Metric Tons per Month
Cultivation Type: asian shallots
Shape: Round Shallot
Style: Fresh
Type: Onion
nickname: red asian shallot
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    2cm - 3cm Red Onion Shallot

    2cm - 3cm Red Onion Shallot

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    Product Type: Liliaceous Vegetabless, liliaceous vegetabless

    Type: Onion

    Style: Fresh, fresh

    Cultivation Type: Common

    Part: Non-Peeled

    Shape: Round

    Maturity: 100%

    Size (cm): 7

    Certification: HACCP

    Weight (kg): 20

    Place of Origin: Shandong China (Mainland)

    Brand Name: Onion

    Model Number: O927

    Origin: local production

    Color: red, yellow, white

    Advantage: intergrating process, store ad export in a body


    1) HS. Code: 07031010

    2) Variety: Shandong Red onion

    3) Size: 2-3cm, 3-5cm, 5-7cm,7-9cm and so on

    4) Shape: flate and round

    5) Supplier time: all the year round

    6) Package: 5kg/7kg/10kg/12kg/15kg/20kg mesh bag

    7) Storing: temperature: +2’C

    8) Moisture: 65%

    9) Ventilation: 15CBM/H

    10) Rich experience of profession exportation ensures us to deal the whole situation enficiently and with high quality.

    11) Inspection Certificate: Certificate of Origin, Phytosanitary Certificate and Inspection Certificate of Quantity

    In the autumn the leaves die back and the outer scales of the bulb become dry and brittle, and this is the time at which the crop is normally harvested. If left in the soil over winter, the growing point in the middle of the bulb begins to develop in the spring. New leaves appear and a long, stout, hollow stem expands, topped by a bract protecting a developing inflorescence. The flower-head takes the form of a globular umbel of white flowers with parts in sixes. The seeds are glossy black and triangular in cross section.


    1.Own onion production base

    2.Over 5 years experience

    3.New crop fresh onion


    Competitive Advantage:

    1.We have our own factory & guarantee the quality

    2.We have enough supply ability

    3.We can supply more competitive price and service

    Difference Between Onion and Shallot: Onion vs Shallot

    1. Shallots grow as a cluster of bulbs from a single planted bulb similar to garlic while onions grow as a single big bulb per plant.

    2. Shallots are a lot smaller compared to onions.

    3. The common onion is Allium cepa while the commonly accepted shallot is Allium ascalonicum.

    4. The shallot may resemble the taste of onion but milder and sweeter in flavor. Distinctively from onions, shallot may taste with a hint of garlic.

    5. Onions are more difficult to grow than shallots.

    6. Onions are seed-propagated, whereas shallots are vegetatively multiplied.

    7. Onions are almost disc-shaped bulbs while shallots can appear like elongated onions.

    Raw Onions
    Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
    Energy166 kJ (40 kcal)Vitamin B60.12 mg (9%)
    Carbohydrates9.34 gFolate (vit. B9)19 μg (5%)
    - Sugars4.24 gVitamin C7.4 mg (9%)
    - Dietary fiber1.7 gCalcium23 mg (2%)
    Fat0.1 gIron0.21 mg (2%)
    Protein1.1 gMagnesium10 mg (3%)
    Water89.11 gManganese0.129 mg (6%)
    Thiamine (vit. B1)0.046 mg (4%)Phosphorus29 mg (4%)
    Riboflavin (vit. B2)0.027 mg (2%)Potassium146 mg (3%)
    Niacin (vit. B3)0.116 mg (1%)Zinc0.17 mg (2%)
    Pantothenic acid (B5)0.123 mg (2%)Fluoride1.1 µg

    Eye irritation

    Chopping an onion causes damage to cells which allows enzymes called alliinases to break down amino acid sulfoxides and generate sulfenic acids. A specific sulfenic acid, 1-propenesulfenic acid, is rapidly acted on by a second enzyme, the lachrymatory factor synthase (LFS), giving syn-propanethial-S-oxide, a volatile gas known as the onion lachrymatory factor or LF. This gas diffuses through the air and soon reaches the eye, where it activates sensory neurons, creating a stinging sensation. Tear glands produce tears in order to dilute and flush out the irritant.

    Eye irritation can be avoided by cutting onions under running water or submerged in a basin of water. Leaving the root end intact also reduces irritation as the onion base has a higher concentration of sulphur compounds than the rest of the bulb. Refrigerating the onions before use reduces the enzyme reaction rate and using a fan can blow the gas away from the eyes. The more often one chops onions, the less one experiences eye irritation.

    The amount of sulfenic acids and LF released and the irritation effect differs among Allium species. In 2008, the New Zealand Crop and Food institute created a strain of "no tears" onions by using gene-silencing biotechnology to prevent synthesis by the onions of the LFS enzyme.

    Storage in the home

    Cooking onions and sweet onions are better stored at room temperature, optimally in a single layer, in mesh bag in a dry, cool, dark, well-ventilated location. In this environment, cooking onions have a shelf life of three to four weeks and sweet onions one to two weeks. Cooking onions will absorb odours from apples and pears. Also, they draw moisture from vegetables with which they are stored which may cause them to decay.

    Sweet onions have a greater water and sugar content than cooking onions. This makes them sweeter and milder tasting but reduces their shelf life. Sweet onions can be stored refrigerated; they have a shelf life of approximately one month. Irrespective of type, any cut pieces of onion are best tightly wrapped, stored away from other produce, and used within two to three days.



    2-3cm, 3-5cm, 5-7cm, 7-9cm, 9-11cm


    2-5cm Bulk Fresh Red Onion for Mid east Indonesia market

    Plant soil


    neutral loam, fertile soil

    Plant air


    good atmospheric environment(away from the "three

    wastes" emissions enterprise)

    Seeding time

    In September

    Harvest Time

    In April

    Forms and


    full round, and taste spicy

    Supply Period

    All the year round.

    a) Fresh onion: late April to August

    b) Cold storing onion: August to the next March





    a)Temperature: 0 - 3°C

    b)Humidity: ≤70%(64% is the most appropriate)

    c)Ventilation: Keep-well ventilated


    With hypertrophic and compact flake, glossy skin, no

    mechanical injury, leaves and peculiar

    smell, mud, no rot and bolting, no diseases and pests,


    less water content and spicy or

    sweet taste

    Shelf Life

    9 months under proper condition


    Culinary uses (Shallots)

    Shallots are used in fresh cooking in addition to being pickled. Finely sliced, deep-fried shallots are used as a condiment in Asian cuisine, often served with porridge. As a species of Allium, shallots taste somewhat like a common onion, but have a milder flavour. Like onions and garlic, when sliced, raw shallots release substances that irritate the eye, resulting in production of tears.

    Shallots appear to contain more flavonoids and phenols than other members of the onion genus.

    Fresh shallots can be stored in cool, dry area (32 to 40 °F, 60 to 70% RH) for six months or longer.Chopped, dried shallots are also available.


    Loose packing

    5kg/7kg/10kg/12kg/15kg/20kg mesh bag

    Small packing




    according to clients' requirements



    As client's requirement



    Price Term

    FOB Qingdao, CNF,CIF

    Payment Term

    T/T with 30% before production, 70% balance before delivery; L/C


    Base on garlic' type, size, packing, quantity


    Bank of China (BOC)


    1×40’FCL 26-30MT



    1)We have our own factory & guarantee the quality

    2)We have enough supply ability

    3)We can supply more competitive price and service

    4)Together with the professional production team, strict

    quality control system, above factors ensure

    products safer, healthier, and with high quality.

    5)Onionis local product, moreover, reprocessed and

    storage by our own plant.


    North America, South America, Eastern Europe, Southeast

    Asia, Africa, Oceania, Mid East,

    Eastern Asia, Western Europe, Central America,


    Europe, Southern Europe, South Asia,

    Domestic Market

    Culinary uses (Onions)

    Onions are often chopped and used as an ingredient in various hearty warm dishes, and may also be used as a main ingredient in their own right, for example in French onion soup or onion chutney. They are very versatile and can be baked, boiled, braised, fried, roasted, sautéed or eaten raw in salads. Onions are also used as a thickening agent for curries providing bulk. Onions pickled in vinegar are eaten as a snack. These are often served as a side serving in pubs and fish and chip shops throughout the United Kingdom and Australia, often served with cheese and/or ale in the United Kingdom. In North America, sliced onions are battered and deep fried and served as onion rings.

    Onion types and products

    Common onions are normally available in three colours: yellow, red, and white. Yellow onions, also called brown onions, are full-flavoured and are the onions of choice for everyday use. Yellow onions turn a rich, dark brown when caramelized and give French onion soup its sweet flavour. The red onion is a good choice for fresh use when its colour livens up the dish. It is also used in grilling and char-broiling. White onions are the traditional onions that are used in classic Mexican cuisine. They have a golden colour when cooked and a particularly sweet flavour when sautéed.

    While the large mature onion bulb is the onion most often eaten, onions can be eaten at immature stages. Young plants may be harvested before bulbing occurs and used whole as scallions. When an onion is harvested after bulbing has begun but the onion is not yet mature, the plants are sometimes referred to as summer onions.

    Additionally, onions may be bred and grown to mature at smaller sizes. Depending on the mature size and the purpose for which the onion is used, these may be referred to as pearl, boiler, or pickler onions, but differ from true pearl onions which are a different species. Pearl and boiler onions may be cooked as a vegetable rather than as an ingredient and pickler onions are often preserved in vinegar as a long-lasting relish.

    Onions are available in fresh, frozen, canned, caramelized, pickled and chopped forms. The dehydrated product is available as kibbled, sliced, rings, minced, chopped, granulated and powder forms. Onion powder is a spice widely used when the fresh ingredient is not available. It is made from finely ground, dehydrated onions, mainly the pungent varieties of bulb onions, and has a strong odour. Being dehydrated, it has a long shelf life and comes in several varieties: white, yellow and red.

    Nutrition and health

    Most onion cultivars are about 89% water, 4% sugar, 1% protein, 2% fibre and 0.1% fat. They contain vitamin C, vitamin B6, folic acid and numerous other nutrients in small amounts. They are low in fats and in sodium, and with an energy value of 166kJ (40 kcal) per 100 g (3.5 oz) serving, they can contribute their flavour to savoury dishes without raising caloric content appreciably.

    Onions contain chemical compounds such as phenolics and flavonoids that basic research shows to have potential anti-inflammatory, anti-cholesterol, anticancer and antioxidant properties.[medical citation needed] These include quercetin and its glycosides quercetin 3,4'-diglucoside and quercetin-4'-glucoside. There are considerable differences between different varieties in potential antioxidant content. Shallots have the highest level, six times the amount found in Vidalia onions, the variety with the smallest amount.

    Some people suffer from allergic reactions after handling onions. Symptoms can include contact dermatitis, intense itching, rhinoconjunctivitis, blurred vision, bronchial asthma, sweating and anaphylaxis. There may be no allergic reaction in these individuals to the consumption of onions, perhaps because of the denaturing of the proteins involved during the cooking process.

    While onions and other members of the genus Allium are commonly consumed by humans, they can be deadly for dogs, cats, guinea pigs, monkeys and other animals. The toxicity is caused by the sulfoxides present in raw and cooked onions which many animals are unable to digest. Ingestion results in anaemia caused by the distortion and rupture of red blood cells. Sick pets are sometimes fed with tinned baby foods and any that contain onion should be avoided. Nor is it good for pets to be fed onion-containing leftovers such as pizza, canned spaghetti, Chinese dishes and onion rings. The typical toxic doses are 5 g (0.2 oz) per kg (2.2 lb) bodyweight for cats and 15 to 30 g (0.5 to 1.1 oz) per kg for dogs.

    In India, some sects do not eat onions as they believe them to be an aphrodisiac. Various schools of Buddhism also advise against the consumption of onions and garlic because they increase desire when eaten cooked and anger when eaten raw.

    Shallots, raw

    Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)


    301 kJ (72 kcal)


    16.8 g

    - Sugars

    7.87 g

    - Dietary fiber

    3.2 g


    0.1 g


    2.5 g

    Thiamine (vit. B1)

    0.06 mg (5%)

    Riboflavin (vit. B2)

    0.02 mg (2%)

    Niacin (vit. B3)

    0.2 mg (1%)

    Pantothenic acid (B5)

    0.29 mg (6%)

    Vitamin B6

    0.345 mg (27%)

    Folate (vit. B9)

    34 μg (9%)

    Vitamin C

    8 mg (10%)


    37 mg (4%)


    1.2 mg (9%)


    21 mg (6%)


    0.292 mg (14%)


    60 mg (9%)


    334 mg (7%)


    0.4 mg (4%)

    How to Use Shallots

    Since they're milder than onions or garlic, shallots are often used when they're going to be eaten raw, particularly in salad dressings, such as this Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette or these Green Beans Marinated in Shallot Dressing.

    Shallots are also delicious with milder vegetables that benefit from the flavor kick of an allium but might be overwhelmed by garlic, like Sautéed Fiddleheads or this Warm Asparagus. Shallots are also great with mushrooms, fava beans, Swiss chard, and peas.

    When slowly cooked or roasted, shallots become meltingly sweet. Toss them with oil, sprinkle them with salt, and cook the shallots in a hot oven until they are soft. Or, simply toss them in the pan when roasting a chicken, as in this Roasted Chicken With Shallots.

    To prep shallots for cooking: cut off the the stem end of the shallot and remove the papery peel (larger shallots will be easier to peel if you cut them in half lengthwise). Slice, chop, or mince as needed to the recipe.

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