New organic offerings stress convenience
January 7, 2017 - garden totes
Several new products are accessible for consumers who wish a preference of value-added wrapping for their organic produce.
Los Angeles-based World Variety Produce Inc. offers a accumulation container containing a elementary organic mixture indispensable for a tasty soup, pronounced Robert Schueller, executive of open relations.
Melissa’s Organic Soup Starter Kit contains 3 russet potatoes, dual carrots, 3 zucchini squashes, a celery petiole and a yellow onion in a available 2.5-pound tote.
When total with broth, Melissa’s Organic Soup Starter Kit will make a elementary unfeeling soup, he said.
The association also offers Melissa’s Organic Garden Grab Bag, a accumulation container of essential organic vegetables in a 2-pound receptacle with one immature bell pepper, a red bell pepper, a cucumber, zucchini, carrot, conduct of garlic and a shallot.
Tomorrow’s Organics, a exclusive code of Robinson Fresh, Eden Prairie, Minn., has new wrapping on several equipment this winter, pronounced Ray Griffin, executive of tellurian sourcing.
- 1-pound meyer lemons. California Meyer lemons are in deteriorate from Nov by mid-January, and Tomorrow’s Organics offers a 1-pound gusseted bag that ships 12 to a carton.
- 5-pound fingerling potato. “Fingerlings are a new heavenly of a starches,” Griffin said. Their smaller figure means a quicker fry and a some-more proposal ambience and texture. In early January, Tomorrow’s Organics will launch a 5-pound gusseted bag of organic fingerling potatoes that includes a recipe on a behind for grilling.
- 2-pound clementines. Tomorrow’s Organics will offer a 2-pound gusseted bag of California-grown clementine oranges.
Dole Food Co., Westlake Village, Calif., is expanding a organic salad line, pronounced Bil Goldfield, director, corporate communications.
In all, a Dole organic salad line consists of 6 organic salad mixes and dual organic salad kits.
Dole’s organic salad mixes embody 5- and 16-ounce packages of spinach, open brew and a 50/50 brew of spinach and open brew and 5-ounce packages of kale mix, spinach and baby spinach and arugula.
New organic salad kits from Dole embody Caesar and apple dijon.
The Nunes Co., that markets organic products underneath a Foxy Organic label, has seen incremental expansion of a bagged BroccoLeaf product, pronounced Doug Classen, sales manager.
BroccoLeaf, brief for broccoli leaves, has “all a smashing nutrients of broccoli,” according to a company’s website.
It’s sole in cartons of 6 12-ounce bags.
Nielsen information indicates that year-over-year sales of organic finished salads were adult 10%, pronounced Alan Hilowitz, a orator for Ready Pac Foods Inc., Irwindale, Calif.
Drawing on that trend, Ready Pac launched new Organic Chopped Salad Kits in Jun — formulating a new shred within a category.
“Joining organic salad brew varieties, such as Organic Spring Mix, Ready Pac Foods Organic Chopped Salad Kit lineup delivers an artfully prepared brew of organic greens, vegetables, cheeses, nuts, seeds and crowd-pleasing dressings during an affordable price,” he said.
Ready Pac’s Organic Chopped Salad Kits embody Caesar, Zesty Greek, Kickin’ Southwest and Sweet Kale.
The company’s elevAte reward salad lineup, another organic option, is positioned to interest to consumers who wish to jumpstart their health, he said.
The line includes Organic Southwest Veggie, Organic Spring Mix Cranberry, Organic Spinach and Chicken, Organic Power Grains and Organic Sunflower Caesar.
Earthbound Farm Organic Chopped Salad Kits started attack store shelves nationally during a second half of 2016, pronounced a association spokesman.
The kits offer 3 cabbage-forward blends with graphic season profiles, all in 11-ounce bags, triple-washed and U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified organic. They are organic Asian Chopped Salad Kit, organic BBQ Ranch Chopped Salad Kit and organic Southwest Chopped Salad Kit. Each of these varieties is prepared to arrange into a salad, charity a dish on a own.