The most common type, these are the classic orange-colored carrots that most people are familiar with. They are sweet and crunchy, perfect for snacking, salads, or cooking.
These carrots have a purple exterior and are often orange on the inside. They contain anthocyanins, which are powerful antioxidants, and they add a unique color to dishes when sliced or grated.
Yellow carrots have a vibrant yellow hue and are typically sweet and mild in flavor. They add a pop of color to dishes and can be used similarly to orange carrots.
These carrots have a reddish exterior and a bright orange interior. They are slightly sweeter than orange carrots and also contain lycopene, another beneficial antioxidant.
White carrots have a pale ivory color and a mild, slightly sweet flavor. They are less common but offer a subtle taste variation compared to other colorful varieties.
These carrots have a dark purple to almost black exterior and a vibrant orange interior. They are rich in anthocyanins and have a slightly earthy flavor.
Some carrots feature a striped pattern, with colors like orange and yellow or orange and white. These varieties are visually appealing and can add interest to dishes.
These are small, slender carrots that are typically harvested early. They are tender and sweet and often sold as "baby" carrots, making them convenient for snacking and adding to salads.