history Eggplant grew wild in India and were first cultivated in China in the 5th C. BC. It was later introduced to Italy in the 14th Century.
nutrition A great source of antioxidants and phytonutrients. Eggplant has been known to reduce cholesterol and the presence of free radicals.
storage Eggplant is very perishable and should ideally be stored at near 50 degrees. Place it in a plastic bag and store in the crisper section of the fridge. Do not cut before storing.