RED ONION OF TROPEA I.G.P. BRAIDED (SALE BY WEIGHT) The Tropea red onion is one of the Calabrian certified fruit and vegetable products with the IGP designation. It is also a powerful anti-sclerotic, useful for preventing diseases related to blood circulation, heart and arteries. It is also considered a natural sedative, useful for promoting sleep. Often referred to as the Red Gold of Calabria, the Tropea onion is characterized by being very sweet and not having that bitter taste of other onions, this makes it very suitable also to be eaten raw in salads. It is also crisper and firmer than other onions and limits the unpleasant effects of onion consumption, such as bad breath or difficult digestion, being more easily digested and with a more delicate flavor. Inside, too, the red onion is purplish-pink in color. It contains fructose, glucose and sucrose and also vitamin E, vitamin C and some mineral salts such as iron, zinc and magnesium.