As we told you in previous articles, it is dangerous to pick flowers from public gardens as they are chemically treated to preserve their beauty. Not for food use.
The best option is to buy them, as there are companies that sell, handle and package them so that the edible flowers arrive in your kitchen fresh and in perfect condition.
Buying edible flowers
You can buy edible flowers on Amazon. The edible rose petals from Pollys Petals, a small company in Dorset, UK, are 100% natural and hand-packed in small plastic bags. Dried rose petals can be used to make herbal teas or drinks and to decorate cakes or dishes.
If you want to buy fresh edible flowers, we tell you where and how you can do it:
Where to buy edible flowers online
There are online shops, like Innoflower, which sells edible flowers. There you can buy everything from edible rose petals to pansies or geraniums and they arrive directly at your home refrigerated, in micro-perforated trays and with a shelf life of approximately ten days.
Ready to enjoy them in your kitchen and benefit from the properties they offer for the body as they are rich in vitamins A and C and have lycopene, fibre and healthy vegetable fats.
Edible flowers at Mercadona
You can also buy the edible flowersat Mercadona, on the salad shelf. You can buy a type of salad made with edible flowers, in a plastic tray, called “Mezcla de flores”.
When it first came on the market, it was a sales success as one of the most innovative products. The product has a low calorie content, which makes it attractive to vegan and dieting consumers.
Carrefour edible flowers
You can also buy edible flowers at Carrefour. In this case the seeds come in a kit with a variety of flowers, pansies, marigold, violets, etc.
So that you can grow edible flowers by yourself. It includes the substrate and the pot.
Once they have germinated, place them in a location with plenty of light and a few hours of sunlight. Water frequently. For now, this purchase option is only available online.
Edible flowers to buy
You can buy fresh edible flowers physically at Mercadona or online at Carrefour, if that is more convenient for you.
Do you know of any other places where to buy edible flowers?