Bushwick Commission Focuses on Locally Grown Potatoes

Dec 11, 2012

Our very own Ken Gray, vice president of sales and marketing for Bushwick Commission, recently spoke with The Produce News about Bushwick’s continued focus on locally grown potatoes.

Bushwick Commission focuses on locally grown potatoes

“Retailers are using more bins with potatoes from local growers,” said Mr. Gray. “These bins can offer a number of things. They can promote locally grown, educate consumers, deliver a nutritional message and even offer consumer handling and usage suggestions. We feel that the use of bins will continue to increase because retailers know that consumers translate locally grown to mean superior quality and exceptional value due to the fewer freight miles.”

Read the full article originally posted on TheProduceNews.com