Progressive Produce and Keystone Fruit Marketing Introduce California Flat Sweet Onions; Dr. Oscar Guzman Comments

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Mon. April 8th, 2024 - by Anne Allen

LOS ANGELES, CA - News of a portfolio expansion is coming out of Progressive Produce with its Keystone Fruit Marketing division introducing California flat sweet onions. The variety will join the brand’s other offerings as part of its extensive year-round sweet onion program.

Dr. Oscar Guzman, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Progressive Produce

"California flat sweet onions exclusively from Progressive Farms are an exciting addition to our year-round sweet onion program," states Dr. Oscar Guzman, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Progressive Produce. "Grown under the warm California sun, these onions offer a unique flavor profile and versatility that complement our existing lineup of sweet onions. Whether you're grilling, sautéing, or enjoying them raw, California flat sweet onions from Progressive Farms elevate every meal."

The program features a wide range of sweet onions, including Vidalias®, Walla Walla Sweet Onions, and Mayan Sweets from Peru and Mexico. With this diverse selection, Progressive Produce and Keystone Fruit Marketing ensure uninterrupted supply to meet customer demands throughout the year, a release stated.

Progressive Produce's Keystone Fruit Marketing division is introducing California flat sweet onions

Progressive and Keystone’s California flat sweet onions are available in a 40 lb carton or a 2 lb bag. These sizing options cater to both retail and foodservice partners, providing versatility and convenience.

"By opting for our California sweets, retailers and foodservice providers on the West Coast can avoid the added freight costs from Georgia while maintaining the beloved flat sweet onion profile that their customers know and love,” added Guzman. “Additionally, sourcing locally grown produce supports regional farmers and ensures a fresher product, contributing to a positive customer experience and significantly reducing the carbon footprint associated with long-distance transportation."

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