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Capsicums are closely related to hot chillies. Capsicums are sweeter and not as hot.
They have been around since ancient times and today they are a popular vegetables in most Australian homes. They are widely used in various cooked dishes and are a must in most summer salads. Capsicums come in different colors such as orange, red, yellow and green.
Capsicums are usually grown in temperate regions in Australia and are best August to December.
When looking for best quality capsicums, choose the ones that are firm and glossy.
Aside from its popularity, capsicums are rich in nutritional benefits such as high levels of vitamin C, beta carotene, vitamin E and folate.