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Delicate veggie sprouts add fresh flavors to dishes

By Joan Namkoong

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 21, 2012

~~<p>Germinating seeds from a variety of vegetables, grains and legumes produce sprouts, delicate tasty morsels of varying textures and tastes. There are white sprouts like soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts, also known as bean sprouts; and green sprouts like clover, radish and broccoli sprouts. Each one takes on the flavor of the seeds from which it grows.</p>
<p>In the supermarket you'll find sprouts grown by HPC Foods, a company that started in Hono&shy;lulu in 1946. HPC stands for Hono&shy;lulu Poi Co.; poi and taro products are significant products for this kama&shy;aina firm. Today, HPC also produces and distributes a number of different items, including a variety of sprouts.</p>
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Germinating seeds from a variety of vegetables, grains and legumes produce sprouts, delicate tasty morsels of varying textures and tastes. There are white sprouts like soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts, also known as bean sprouts; and green sprouts like clover, radish and broccoli sprouts. Each one takes on the flavor of the seeds from which it grows.

In the supermarket you'll find sprouts grown by HPC Foods, a company that started in Hono­lulu in 1946. HPC stands for Hono­lulu Poi Co.; poi and taro products are significant products for this kama­aina firm. Today, HPC also produces and distributes a number of different items, including a variety of sprouts. Login for more...



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