What are Microgreens?

Microgreens are the seedlings of vegetables and herbs. Nowadays they are available in most cafés, restaurants and are becoming more popular by the day! There was a time when they were solely used top-chefs or fine dining establishments, but those days are over because from now on they can be used by everyone!

Not only are Microgreens beautiful on the plate and quite the eye-catcher, they make a great addition to your diet as they are packed full of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. Of course, they cannot act as a replacement for the necessary fibers that vegetables provide; however, they sure do act as one amazing supplement.

And not to forget, Microgreens are obviously delicious! They have intense flavors and a specific effect on the senses. Flavor, fragrance, feel or presentation, there is a Microgreen for all! By using Microgreens you have now created the best version of your food! Need some inspiration? Check out our recipe page!


Micro Cilantro provides a fresh citrus flavor and a mild coriander aroma. It’s a perfect pair with Asian dishes, fish and poultry. Use it to finish your favorite soups, salads and even desserts! Its lingering and light tan seed shell enhance its appearance making it one of the beautiful and decorative Microgreen on the market. But it’s not just its good-looks and refreshing flavor that make Micro Cilantro such an interesting ingredient. There is overwhelming evidence that suggest it is also very beneficial to your health!

  • Taste: Citrus, mild coriander
  • Use: Fish, Poultry, Soups, or an Amuse Bouche
  • Germination: 3-4 days
  • Ready: In 12 days!

With a flavor that tastes just like raw broccoli, Micro Broccoli makes a great addition to a healthy sandwich or smoked fish, and absolutely delicious with cheese. Highly decorative for anything it is paired with, Micro Broccoli is just the right touch for soups, sauces and exactly what you want to be eating when you are on a diet! Micro Broccoli is choc-full of sulforaphane which has numerous health benefits including aiding in digestion as well as improving heart function. And if that isn’t enough it is also high in antioxidants, and packed with vitamins including B6 and C.

  • Taste: Raw broccoli
  • Use: Healthy sandwiches, Cheese, Smoked fish
  • Germination: 2-3 days
  • Ready: In 7 days!

This gorgeous deep purple-colored Microgreen has the flavor of….you guessed it. Radish! Its fresh and spicy taste makes it an ideal complement to steak tartare or tuna. Micro Radish is widely used in cooking, but really shines when added to cold dishes. For the past 10 years, Koppert Cress has carefully cultivated this crop and it is one of their best sellers! Its unique plum color comes from an increased Anthocyanin level, which makes it quite healthy.

  • Taste: Black radish
  • Use: Appetizers, Salads
  • Germination: 3-4 days
  • Ready: In 8 days!

Micro Peppercress is an extremely popular Microgreen that is used a countless number of ways. It has a spicy taste of radish and mustard, which makes it combine well with hard-boiled eggs, as well as sandwich spreads. Micro Peppercress gives cold meats, soups and salads that extra touch that is bound to blow you away! Toss it in with a strawberry milkshake or smoothie and it is bound to will change your life!

  • Taste: Mustard, peppery, radish
  • Use: Salads, Sausage, Sliced cold meats, Soups
  • Germination: 2-3 days
  • Ready: In 5 days!

Full of flavor, this young Arugula variant goes well in appetizers, salads or strewn across the top of a carpaccio. It is actually quite incredible how much taste you can get from such a tiny leaf! Micro Arugula has a nutty quality to it making it delicious with meat and pasta dishes, and especially for making pesto! The best way to use it cooking is to add it last so you can taste just how full its flavor can be. And just like our other varieties, Micro Arugula has numerous health benefits as it is rich in iron, vitamin A and vitamin C.

  • Taste: Young spicy nut
  • Use: Carpaccio, Salads, or an Amuse Bouche
  • Germination: 2-3 days
  • Ready: In 6 days!