Considered sweeter than other carrots, English Carrots contain more of a pigment called lycopene which is also present in tomatoes. A popular sweet-tasting root vegetable, carrots are narrow and cone shaped. They have thick, fleshy, deeply colored root, which grows underground, and feathery green leaves that emerge above the ground. While these greens are fresh tasting and slightly bitter, the carrot roots are crunchy textured with a sweet and minty aromatic taste. brings you the flavour and richness of the finest red, crispy and juicy carrots.