Benefits of Radicchio
Radicchio can be safely eaten and has no caffeine content, eventhoughit belongs to chicory family vegetables. Radicchios are named after the towns in the Veneto region of northern Italy where most are grown. The one most popular in the United States, the darkred ball that looks like an undernourished cabbage, is Rosso da Verona. Now, however, many other kinds are becoming available; the price is usually $3 to $7.50 a pound.