Archive for September 2018

Item of the Week: POMEGRANATES

Ruby red, delicious and nutrient rich pomegranates pack a mighty punch in safeguarding your health. Pomegranate contains a unique and powerful antioxidant called punicalagin, the most abundant antioxidant in pomegranate, responsible for more than half of the antioxidant activity of pomegranate juice. Read more.

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Item of the week: NUTS

There are several reasons you’ll find nuts on nearly every smart-snacking list. First of all, they’re easy to pack if you’re on the go or to keep on hand in an office drawer or pantry. Plus the calories in nuts come from protein and the good-for-you unsaturated fats that keep you feeling satisfied longer than…

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Item of the Week: MUSHROOMS

What is a mushroom? Mushrooms are not plants! Recently it has been discovered that they are more closely related to animals. But at one time, Fungi, including mushrooms, were believed to be close relatives of plants so much of their nomenclature (names for parts of the mushroom) are close to the names used for plant…

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Crosset Company Annual Produce & Floral Conference Knocks It Out of the Park in 2018

The convergence of consumer and cultural trends put organic produce squarely in the spotlight at the 2018 Crosset Company Produce & Floral Conference. Suppliers and buyers had the opportunity to hear fresh insights, ask challenging questions, showcase and promote their products, and network while enjoying iconic Cincinnati landmarks. Greg Kurkjian, newly appointed Vice President &…

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Overcoming the Produce Paradox

2018 Crosset Food Show-Food Tribes

Eating produce is the easiest thing we can do to stay healthy. Yet despite an abundance of options and broadscale access, we are still are not eating enough. Therein lies the Produce Paradox. How do we breakout of this paradox? According to Lauren Scott, Chief Marketing Officer for the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), we do…

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Item of the Week: HARD SQUASH

Although called “winter squash,” the natural season of these varieties of squash and pumpkins runs from late summer to mid-winter, with some varieties available year-round. There are several to choose from, from homey acorn squash to magical cinderella pumpkins to charmingly shaped turban squash. Read more.

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