Monthly Archives: March 2014
How hot is it? Hot peppers are extremely hot. Habaneros measure between 200,000 and 400,000 Scoville heat units. In comparison, the Jalapeno measures only 3,500 – 4,500 units. Habañeros are hot. Popularity This pepper is gaining popularity with North Americans yearning … Continue reading
Photos from the very popular Southern Exposure tradeshow held in Orlando.
Excerpts from an article written by Carol M. Bareuther, RD in the Produce Business 2/14 edition Retailers who want to plant the taste of spring in their produce departments need only look as far as Florida. This southeastern-most U.S. state … Continue reading
Always a favorite in baked goods and sweet treats, coconut also adds flavor and texture to savory dishes. Adding coconut usually doesn’t require a change in ingredients (although you may want to reduce sugar in the recipe). Coconut can be … Continue reading
Article from the Produce News March 10-24 edition written by Christina Mary Ostlund, director of marketing for Brooks Tropicals, headquartered in Homestead, FL, a leading grower, packer and marketer of fresh tropical fruits and vegetables, told The Produce News that … Continue reading