The company also is shipping Exquisite Heirloom tomatoes in a 2-count consumer pack and 11-pound bulk pack. The heirloom variety, with green shoulders, gives consumers a balanced tart and sweet summer tomato flavor.
WESTMORELAND SALES: Leamington, Ontario-based Westmoreland Sales plans to start shipping mini sweet peppers this season, says Ken Green, executive vice president of sales and marketing. The red, orange and yellow peppers are packed in half- and 1½-pound bags that stand up. Ontario operations are expected to supply the peppers this spring with production shifting to Mexico.
WHOLSUM FAMILY FARMS: Dennis Moleta, account manager for Wholesum Family Farms Inc., Nogales, Ariz., says the grower-shipper’s new merchandising stand saves on set-up time in the produce department and enables a range of cross-merchandising options.