New crop California organic potatoes start shipping

Starting April 26, Cal-Organic Farms will start shipping freshly harvested, new crop red and gold potatoes to customers from its facility in Lamont, CA. The company’s organic rainbow fingerling variety is set to ship mid-May and organic russets will follow in mid-June.

Cal-Organic Farms will start shipping new crop red and gold potatoes to customers from its facility in Lamont, CA.

A division of Grimmway Farms, Cal-Organic is currently harvesting reds and golds in Coachella Valley and will transition to harvest its complete portfolio of organic potatoes in Kern County next month. Spreading its potato crops across multiple regions allows Cal-Organic to harvest its premium quality potatoes early and maintain consistent supply through December.

“Quality looks phenomenal and we’re seeing one of the best potato crops we’ve had in years,” said Bob Borda, vice-president of organic sales at Grimmway Farms. “Mild weather through winter and spring have provided optimal yields with great availability for reds and golds this month and prepared us for a seamless transition in May.”

The potatoes are packed in breathable bags featuring half poly film and half mesh material. 

Cal-Organic’s red, gold and russet potatoes are now packed in breathable bags featuring half poly film and half mesh material to improve the shelf life of the product.

The company is offering organic red and gold potatoes in 3 and 5-pound packs as well as 50-pound bulk cartons filled with A, B or C-sized spuds. In May, Cal-Organic will release rainbow fingerling potatoes, including gold, red and purple varieties, in 1.5-pound mesh packs as well as 25 and 50-pound bulk cartons with single color options available for bulk orders. Organic russets will be offered in 3 and 5-pounds packs and 50-pound bulk cartons.

In May, Cal-Organic will release rainbow fingerling potatoes including red, gold and purple varieties. 

Cal-Organic provides a variety of consolidated shipping options to suit retail, foodservice and industrial needs. For more information, call 661-845-3758.

For more information:
Valorie Sill
Grimmway Farms
Tel: +1 (661) 845-5222 
vsill@grimmway.com  
www.grimmway.com  


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