Some interesting facts about Chioggia beets:
- The name is pronounced kee-oh-gee-ah.
- Add a little bit lemon juice or white vinegar when cooking the chioggia beets to keep the color from fading.
- They are also known as the candy cane or candy stripe beets or bulls' eye beets.
- Chioggia beets originated in Northern Italy in the 19th century.
- The chioggia beets have a sweet and mild taste and requires less cooking time than other beets.