Salinas, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013
Tanimura & Antle Little Gems Sweet Lettuce has been selected as a 2013 Editors’ Pick For Best New Product by Progressive Grocer Magazine. The publication reviewed hundreds of product entries before selecting the winners representing dozens of supermarket categories. Criteria for selection included leadership in product innovation, taste, functionality and value.
“It is a great honor and distinction for our company family to be recognized for a job well done,” commented Diana McClean, Director of Marketing. “This award gives credibility to a Field-Packed fresh produce item that we feel strongly is an excellent choice for shoppers.”
Sweet and crisp, Little Gems are a cross between Romaine and Butter Lettuce. All Tanimura & Antle lettuces are whole head unprocessed and harvested and packed directly in the field. Little Gems offers the consumer tremendous value and flavor, plus the opportunity to experience a long-time restaurant favorite in their own home. Each package makes at least twelve side salads and six main dish salads.
Tanimura & Antle Little Gems Sweet Lettuce is packaged in a premium retail handled pouch with outstanding eye-appeal and consumer convenience. Introduced in April 2013, Tanimura & Antle Little Gems™ Sweet Lettuce is available to retailers across the U.S. For more information, visit taproduce.com.
About Tanimura & Antle
Tanimura & Antle is an industry leader whose commitment to premium quality produce has remained strong since its formation in 1982. The Tanimura & Antle families combined years of experience and knowledge to establish a produce company unrivaled in its quality products, innovation and dedication to growers, customers, consumers and employees. Today, as one of the largest independent lettuce growers in the United States, Tanimura & Antle farms more than 30,000 acres of rich, fertile farmland and ships a full line of premium fresh produce products throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit http://www.taproduce.com.