Hippo Tops, tasteful introduction with special features

Just before the start of the gourmet season, Koppert Cress introduces Hippo Tops, a decorative, tasty and healthy alternative to the highly popular watercress.

Just before the start of the gourmet season, Koppert Cress introduces Hippo Tops, a decorative, tasty and healthy alternative to the highly popular watercress.

The bright-green leaves with purple red border have a spicy flavour and are a tasty ingredient in salads. In addition, they combine well with soft meats and other vegetables. Watercress is a product with amazingly many applications.

It was Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, who described the good properties of watercress. The name Hippo Top is a reference to this Greek philosopher, who had the motto: “Let food be your medicine, ...”

Koppert Cress is constantly looking for natural, innovative ingredients that chefs can use to intensify the flavour, aroma and presentation of their dishes. A huge network of biologists, plant experts and gourmets supports a continuous stream of products that meet the increasingly stringent demands of restaurants worldwide.