Berries make foodservice inroads

07/21/2011 11:04:00 AM
Dan Gailbraith

Fortunately, growers have been able to keep with that demand, he said, adding that the category growth won’t be slowing anytime soon.

“Berries are trendy right now,” said Doug Perkins, managing director for HBF International LLC, Sheridan, Ore.

The company even has been selling a lot of currants and gooseberries to foodservice accounts.

“They’re healthy, good tasting, and people want something different,” he said.


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CHD_Expert    
New York  |  July, 21, 2011 at 12:38 PM

As our education system continues to promote healthy eating habits fresh fruit and veggies will increase in demand in the QSR industry. For foodservice industry trends: http://bit.ly/q4MCuo

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