Growers urge retail promotions for sweets

05/17/2013 01:58:00 PM
Cynthia David

“Point-of-sale material is very important,” Seebran said, “and our research shows people will buy a sweet onion if a recipe calls for it.”

She said she’d love to see more signs explaining the different types of onions, their flavor profiles and uses.

“If we can convert a consumer from an 80-cent ring on a pound of conventional onions to $1 or $1.20 a pound for sweet onions, you’ve upped your sell.”

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