Beachside Produce LLC expects strong winter holiday demand for two of its top vegetables.
Salad Savoy Corp. highlighted its kale sprouts at a recent foodservice show.
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.
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.
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.More Packer Stories for Brussels Sprouts
Market Scope - Brussels sprouts — F.o.b.s as of Nov. 17
SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (23-28-27) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $24-29.95. Quality generally good.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THORUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (5-6-9) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. FIRST REPORT.