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.
4Earth Farms, Classic Salads, Mann Packing Co., Ocean Mist Farms, Southern Specialties and WP Rawl all have marketing agreements with breeder Tozer Seeds. Their PMA Fresh Summit booths include:
- Classic Salads, 1268;
- Mann Packing Co., 1538;
- Ocean Mist Farms, 2240;
- Southern Specialties, 2378; and
- WP Rawl, 2852.
4Earth Farms will be available by appointment through Mark Munger at 831-345-6937.
Kalettes are now available through 4Earth Farms and Mann Packing and in limited quantities through other companies with distribution expected to increase through the winter. They will be available for retail and foodservice directly through the companies.
“Supply hasn’t caught up with demand yet, but crops are in the ground and getting ready for harvest,” Kraig Kuykendall, Tozer Seeds America sales manager, said in a news release. “We are looking forward to seeing it on store shelves and in restaurants in a big way this coming spring.”
More information is at www.kalettes.com/trade-information.