One in three children develops obesity. Before puberty, youngsters from the age of toddlers and up commonly change appetite and preference patterns. Adolescents need the right nutrients to ensure proper overall development during hormonal changes. For all these reasons and more, Mucci Farms strives to offer parents and children healthy snack alternatives.
We too have families and busy lives. We understand how hectic schedules often get in the way of eating healthy. In an effort to help parents include nutritious options for school lunches, after school snacks or anytime, Mucci Farms developed convenient Veggies To Go packages. With our help, parents can give kids healthier choices while saving time because we handle the prep work. SundropsTM features sweet, juicy grape tomatoes. CutecumbersTM contains crunchy snack-sized cucumbers and Sweet to the PointTM is our specially grown mini-pointed peppers.
We grow our vegetables in specially designed greenhouses, on elevated platforms and without the use of harmful pesticides. This process ensures that our produce is natural, clean and nutritious. We chose to produce some of the most widely consumed vegetables on the market, which have exceptional nutritional value.
Along with the crunchy sweet goodness of peppers, each vegetable offers vitamins A, C, B6 and B9. Peppers also contain fiber, antioxidants, lycopene and lutein. Combined, these compounds fight cardiovascular disorders that include blood vessel plaque build-up. The nutrients also work together to prevent certain cancers and ensure visual health.
Cucumbers have a naturally high fiber and water content, which aids in hydration and enhances bowel, bladder and kidney function. The popular vegetable also contains numerous vitamins that include vitamin A, C and K, along with the minerals calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. Cucumbers have no fat or sodium. Many are surprised to learn that the skins provide additional health benefits and contain vitamin C, fiber, magnesium and potassium.
In all of the variety options available, tomatoes may be one of Mother Nature’s perfect foods. They contain no fat, are naturally low in sodium and help reduce blood cholesterol levels. The long list of vitamins and minerals contained within a tomato are many and include antioxidants, vitamins A, C, B6 and B9. Besides fiber, they provide the minerals calcium, niacin, potassium and the amino acid phenylalanine. Together, these components help prevent a wide variety of cancers, prevent cardiovascular diseases, enhance function of the genitourinary system, ease symptoms of depression and increase energy levels.
Dedicated to Sustainability
Healthy kids need to grow up on a healthy planet. At Mucci Farms, we are also aware of the efforts needed to preserve our world and implement sustainable practices in all of our facility operations from the administrative offices to the growing, planting, processing and packaging of our products. Daily, we use recycled materials or recycle materials right on the premises.