Archive for August 2017

Item of the Week: MUSHROOMS

Mushrooms are fungi, which are so distinct in nature they are classified as their own kingdom – separate from plants or animals. While commonly placed in the vegetable category for dietary recommendations, mushrooms are, however, not a vegetable based on their cellular organization and composition such as chitin and ergosterol.

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Remember in September / Labor Day

The only holiday in September is “Labor Day” which is here and gone before you know it. Football season starts so you could have a “Football Kick off Sale” and promote in shell peanuts, cashews, pistachios, popcorn, fresh-cut fruit, party trays, pre-cut veggies, dressings and dips. Or you could have a “Back at School Promotion”.…

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10 Factors that Drive Employee Retention

It’s hard to find qualified, high performing employees. It’s even harder to keep them. Consider these facts: the largest demographic group in the workforce today are Millennials, those born between 1981-1996. They will represent 75% of the total workforce by 2025. On average, they stay with one company for less than 3 years, and more…

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Welcome to the new crosset.com!

We’re excited to introduce the fresh new look and functionality of our digital home base, crosset.com! Designed to better communicate the Crosset Company organic advantage and the broad range of products and services we offer our customers and growers, the site visually reflects the beauty and freshness of the organic and conventional produce and floral…

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Crosset Company Hits Home Run with 2017 Annual Produce & Floral Conference

The Crosset Company 2017 Annual Produce & Floral Conference featured inspiring speakers, more than 50 top produce and floral suppliers, and record-setting attendance from the retail buying community. Held in the new Handlebar Club at Great American Ball Park on August 16, the show included an educational forum, an opportunity for Crosset vendors to showcase…

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Item of the Week: ARTICHOKES

Artichokes are absolutely packed with a number of vital antioxidants and phytonutrients, such as quercetin, rutin, gallic acid and cynarin. Artichokes make my list for the top 10 antioxidant foods due to their high ORAC score (oxygen radical absorption capacity), which tests the power of a plant to absorb and eliminate free radicals.

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Item of the Week: COCONUTS

Coconut is a mature fruit of the Cocos nucifera palm. It is one of very versatile and indispensable food item for millions of inhabitants of South and South-East Asia and Pacific islands. It is one of the most sought-after ingredients in the kitchen since it employed in almost each and every recipe prepared in these…

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