Brussels Sprouts



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Kalettes growers, marketers coming to Fresh Summit


Six growers and marketers Kalettes will be available to discuss the kale and brussels sprouts hybrid at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit Oct. 17-19 in Anaheim, Calif.

Johnny's Seeds offers Kalettes seed


Fairfield, Maine-based Johnny's Selected Seeds has begun offering Kalettes seed this fall for direct-to-market commercial growers under an exclusive arrangement with Tozer Seeds.

Kalettes marketers, growers revealed


Six grower-shippers — 4Earth Farms, Classic Salads, Mann Packing Co., Ocean Mist Farms, Southern Specialties and WP Rawl — have become marketing partners for Kalettes, Tozer Seeds’ kale and brussels sprouts hybrid.

Mann Packing starts Kalettes for foodservice


SALINAS, Calif. – Mann Packing Co. is getting out in front on Kalettes – a cross between kale and brussels sprouts from British breeder Tozer Seeds – with an introduction at the Produce Marketing Association Foodservice Conference and Expo.

UPDATED: It’s kale, it’s brussels sprouts — Kalettes


British vegetable breeder Tozer Seeds is working with several growers and marketers on a planned fall rollout at U.S. retail of Kalettes, a cross between kale and brussels sprouts.

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Market Scope - Brussels sprouts — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 27


SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (23-24-24) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $20-22. Quality generally good.


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