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.
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.
Willard, Ohio-based Wiers Farm Inc. is starting test production of brussels sprouts and miniature sweet peppers.
MONTEREY, Calif. — At the Castroville Artichoke Food and Wine Festival, state and local officials honored Ocean Mist Farms for its 90 years in continuous business and its role in the community.
Organic BrusselKale, a product of Miami-based Rock Garden South, is scheduled to appear May 17 on The Food Network television show “The Kitchen with Sunny Anderson.”More Packer Stories for Brussels Sprouts
Market Scope - Brussels sprouts — F.o.b.s as of July 21
SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 13-11*-10, shipments CA 5-5-7) — Movement expected to increase slightly in California and decrease from Mexico. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $26.85-28.95. Quality generally good. *revised
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