Volumes of Peru onions expected to be tight - The Packer

Volumes of Peru onions expected to be tight

11/24/2013 01:42:00 PM
Cynthia David

His new sweets will be packed to order under the Longboard Sweet Onions or Sunbrero labels and shipped from Florida to customers in the southeast and along the eastern seaboard.

Reidsville, Ga.-based Shuman Produce grows and pack Peruvian sweet onions as part of its year-round RealSweet program.

President John Shuman said the granex variety can only be grown in South America in the winter, and consumers instantly recognize it as sweet with its flatter shape and thin, bright yellow skin.

“These varieties continue to deliver consistent supply, flavor, shape and color to the sweet onion segment and serve to maximize sales,” Shuman said.

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