Explainer: why are carrots orange?

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Why are carrots orange? They were bred orange in The Netherlands during the 17th century from the older white and purple stock (that are now back in fashion as “heritage” varieties) to show support for the Orange-Nassau dynasty.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 27 Dec 2013


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