PRODUCT OVERVIEWChicory root is a hardy perennial best known for its association with coffee, producing a similar roasted beverage with no caffeine. A larger relative of the dandelion, chicory was in cultivation for thousands of years along the Nile River in Egypt, then spread to America in the 18th century.
Product FeaturesCHICORY ROOT - Frontier Co-op Organic Chicory Root (Cichorium intybus) is a hardy perennial best known for non-caffeinated alternative to coffee. There are no artificial additives or chemicals used at any step of the manufacturing process.AN EASY SUBSTITUTE - Chicory root is commonly used to make a caffeine-free coffee substitute. Chicory coffee is a delicious beverage that has a similar flavor to actual coffee, but with less stimulating properties. Chicory root is also added to enhance the roasted, nutty flavor of regular coffee.FLAVORFUL - Frontier Co-op Organic Chicory Root is ground and roasted to produce a robust flavor profile. Chicory Root tastes similar to coffee but produces its signature roasted flavor with little caffeine.EUROPEAN ORGANIC - Our Chicory Root is cultivated and processed in Europe. This product is certified organic, kosher, and non-irradiated.
DirectionsTo prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1 tsp. of herb, cover and steep 3-5 minutes. Strain and serve immediately.
Suggested usesBrewed into chicory coffee or used to enhance the flavor of regular coffee.
Botanical nameCichorium intybus L.