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Morning Kiss Organic poised for strong spring onion season

Spring produce is on its way to market, and onions from Morning Kiss Organic are expected to arrive early and healthy. Organic onions will be available in four varieties — sweet, red, yellow and Vidalia.Onion-Group

Growing in Florida and Georgia, Generation Farms is Morning Kiss Organic’s exclusive spring onion supplier.

Brian Stanley of Generation Farms is optimistic about this season’s harvest, citing a lack of cold weather that will contribute to an early crop. The Stanley family has established its respected onion growing and processing operations over the past three generations, bringing high-quality processing and operational management to their crop.

“Our commitment to innovation has led us to make significant investments in new machinery this year,” said Stanley. “The equipment provides internal and external photos of onions to reveal any potential defects, meaning a more consistent and better quality product.”

In addition, Generation Farms holds GFSI certifications, matching the food-safety commitment of Morning Kiss Organic.

“Morning Kiss Organic has partnered with Generation Farms for over 10 years,” added Michael Guptill of Morning Kiss Organic. “Like our company, they are a family-run business with a commitment to quality and innovation. Working together, we’re bringing an excellent organic onion crop to market this spring.”   

Organic yellow onions are expected to arrive in late March, followed by red onions in early April. Georgia sweet onions will be available early April and will be offered until the start of the Vidalia pack date on April 12.

Among the produce aisle’s most versatile vegetables, onions can be enjoyed roasted, sautéed, caramelized, pickled and marinated. In their raw form, they are a flavorful addition to sandwiches, burgers, salads and homemade condiments. Onions are also an excellent source of antioxidants and vitamin C.

Morning Kiss Organic onions in all varieties will be available in different pack sizes and configurations, including two- and three-pound bags. All produce is packed fresh to order with daily deliveries, and Morning Kiss Organic offers highly customized retail programs to meet the needs of each individual retailer.