Hartung Brothers, Inc (HBI) has Cucumber production in Southern Illinois, North Indiana, Southern Michigan, Northern Ohio and Southern Ontario Canada. Hartung Brothers has all cucumber grade sizes available for your needs.
HBI grows their cucumbers from seed. HBI contracts with area farmers to grow their cucumbers. HBI, along with the Grower's eye, scout the fields daily to reassure that they are growing healthy cucumbers. Once they are ready for harvest, HBI does the custom harvesting, washing and sorting of the cucumbers to get ready to be shipped to the processors. Many are then made into pickles.
Cucumbers have many nutritonal values. One cup of sliced cucumbers only has 20 calories. They are fat-free. They contain many of your essential vitamins needed daily, Vitamin A, B6, C, E and K. Cucumbers contain antioxidants, B-carotene, A-carotene, zea-xanthin, and lutein. There are so many benefits with eating cucumbers to help balance a healthy diet and to improve health conditions. Cucumbers contain potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, molybdenum, magnesium, silicon and fiber.