Sugar Beet

Utah State Historic Vegetable


Sugar beet

Sugar beet; photo by Blue Square Thing on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Official State Historic Vegetable of Utah

Utah designated the sugar beet as the state historic vegetable in 2002, supported by the students of Realms of Inquiry School of Salt Lake City. The production of sugar from sugar beets contributed substantially to Utah's economy for almost one hundred years. All Food Symbols

Utah recognizes the Spanish sweet onion as the official vegetable, and also designated a state fruit.



USDA photo of sugar beet roots (public domain image on Wikipedia).

Sugar beets

USDA photo of sugar beet plant from Wikipedia (public domain image).

Sugar beet


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