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Upsurge in the availability of fresh herbs

Spring has sprung in both California and Mexico for Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo Farms, who are experiencing an upsurge in the availability of fresh herbs. Fresh organic herbs, including basil, spearmint, thyme and oregano, have made a rebound from the winter weather and are now experiencing high volumes of availability.delcab

In addition to high yields of organic herbs available now through the summer months, the company is offering fresh organic white, yellow and red onions. These Del Cabo branded organic onions are field fresh and springtime cured, available now through June.

“With the spring weather in California, quality and availability of many herbs have greatly improved," said Greg Rawlings, organic grower. "We are seeing better yields and longer shelf life with plenty of product as chances  of rain diminish. Warmer weather herbs are coming from our Del Cabo partners as they move into new growing areas that extend their season, thus increasing Jacobs Farm’s overall herb volume and stability of supply.”

The exceptionally high volume of organic basil is available from the California growing areas under the Jacobs Farm brand, and is also available under the Del Cabo brand as Fair Trade.

"Just in time for promotable events such as the Kentucky Derby, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day — our fresh herbs and colorful edible flowers are perfect to support co-merchandised tables with complementary products or on social media using crowd-pleasing recipes," said Kyla Oberman, marketing manager.