Black carrots originated in Asia and the Eastern Mediterranean, and are the most antioxidant packed carrot variety. Black carrots are especially high in anthocyanin.
White carrots are of European origin, and were the European precursor to the orange carrot. White carrots are an excellent source of fiber, which helps to fight against colon cancer.
Purple carrots have the most ancient carrot pigment. The ancestral carrots grown in Afghanistan were a similar hue. Purple carrots present a host of benefits.