This year Meijer has its largest number of produce supplier sponsors ever. The group includes: Desert Glory, Ltd., San Antonio, Texas (NatureSweet(R) Cherry Tomatoes); DOLE(R), Westlake Village, Calif. (packaged Salads); Dulcinea(R), Ladera Ranch, Calif. (PureHeart(R) mini seedless watermelon); Fowler Packing Company, Fresno, Calif. (California peaches, plums & nectarines); HMC Farms, Kingsburg, Calif. (California peaches, plums and nectarines); Marzetti(R), Columbus, Ohio (salad dressings); Mastronardi Produce, Kingsville, Ontario, (Sunset(R) tomatoes on the Vine and Campari(R) Tomatoes); Potandon Produce(TM), Idaho Falls, Idaho. (Green Giant(R) red potatoes); Santa Sweets(R), Plant City, Fla. (grape tomatoes); Shuman Produce Inc., Reidsville, Ga. (RealSweet(R) Vidalia(R) Onions); Stemilt Growers TM, Wenatchee, Wash. (cherries and apples); Sunwest Fruit Company, Parlier, Calif. (California peaches, plums & nectarines).
Created in 2002 by Shuman Produce Inc., a leading grower-shipper of Vidalia(R) sweet onions, Produce for Kids(R) brings the fresh produce industry together to raise funds for children's non-profit organizations while educating families about the benefits of healthy eating. To learn more about Produce for Kids, visit www.produceforkids.org.
About Meijer Stores
Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based retailer that operates 181 supercenters throughout Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky. As the inventor of the "one stop shopping" concept, Meijer stores have evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive electronics departments, garden centers and apparel offerings. Additional information on Meijer can be found at www.meijer.com.
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