Cichorium intybus Industrial Group (Common names)

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Cichorium intybus (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Cutting chicory Group (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Sugarloaf Group (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Catalogna Group (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Radicchio Group (Common names)

Cichorium intybus Witloof Group (Common names)

Names in common use

  • English: succory
  • German: Wurzelzichorie, Zichorienwurzel, Kaffeezichorie
  • Dutch: cichoreiwortel
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  • French: chicorée à café, chicorée à sucre
  • Italian: cicoria a radice
  • Spanish: achicoria de raiz
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  • Portuguese: chicória do café
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Sources and commentaries

Root chicory has first been used as a fodder crop. For two centuries, it has been grown in France, Belgium and the Netherlands as a coffee substitute. A new market is now inuline extraction for the food industry.