The wild ancestors of the carrot are likely to have come from Afghanistan, which remains the centre of diversity of D. carota, the wild carrot. Selective breeding over the centuries of a naturally-occurring subspecies of the wild carrot, Daucus carota subsp. sativus has produced the familiar garden vegetable. 
Source(s) Derived From
Natural or Artificial?
Aliases (Also Known As)
Dehydrated Diced Carrots
Purple Carrot Concentrate
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|Ingredient added||UPC Food Search||January 1, 2009 @ 2:14 AM|