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Archive for December 2018

2019 Crosset Produce & Floral Planning Calendar Now Available for Download

It’s a fresh, new year and the Crosset Company Produce & Floral Planning Calendar is now available for download. Sporting a fresh, new look and featuring fresh, new content, the annual Crosset calendar is a must-have planning tool that will help you delight your shoppers and drive incremental sales. Each month highlights produce and floral merchandising…

Preparing for January

The month of January is unique in that it is our lowest volume month of the year. Sales are derived from citrus, bananas, potatoes, grapes, strawberries, salads and value-added items.  This is the strongest period of the year for grapefruit, so big up front displays are a must. Navels are a big seller so you…

Item of the Week: BRUSSELS SPROUTS

Brussels sprouts are part of a group of food called cruciferous vegetables which also includes broccoli, cauliflower, bok choy, cabbage, collards, kale and others. Studies show that cruciferous plants are some of the healthiest, most nutrient-dense, foods out there. Brussels sprouts are rich in a wide variety of nutrients including antioxidant carotenoids, B-complex vitamins, vitamins…

Item of the Week: KIWI FRUIT

Kiwis are small fruits that pack a lot of flavor and plenty of health benefits. Their green flesh is sweet and tangy. It’s also full of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, folate, and potassium. They also have a lot of antioxidants and are a good source of fiber. Their small black seeds…

Item of the Week: DATES

When many people think of dates, they usually think of them as snack or sweet treats, without any real significance in a diet. However, this is not true, as dates are nutritional powerhouses and should be consumed more often and taken advantage of. Dates actually come from a type of palm tree, and seems to…