Update from the field

Cobe, Patricia
September 2006
FoodService Director;9/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 9, Special section p4
Trade Publication
This article presents updates on several commodities grown in the U.S. Avocados grown on U.S. soil come primarily from California, with the richly flavored Hass variety dominating production. Blueberries have soared in usage. Watermelons are gearing up to get a bigger slice of the foodservice market. Potato farmers are moving away from a focus on yield and disease resistance and towards the specialty spud market.


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