Main Street Produce Announces Expanded Strawberry Acreage
SANTA MARIA, CA - With the warmth of the spring and summer months just around the corner, there is nothing like delicious berries to draw consumers in. Anticipating this peak in demand, Main Street Produce has announced the expansion of its strawberry program, including an increase in acreage.
“Our team is very confident and proud of the quality and production we can currently produce. This added acreage will allow us to continue growing alongside our customers, while also continuing to maintain the high level of customer service they are accustomed to,” said Roger Privett III, Sales and Business Development Manager.
Main Street has increased its 2021 planted strawberry acreage by 20 percent in order to support the growing demand for its berries, the company noted in a press release. In addition, the grower will be planting off-cycle strawberries to offer additional production during the fall.
In order to support this added acreage, Main Street and its sister farming company, Freshway Farms are planning to add 300 additional employees to its year-round and seasonal teams.
“Expanding acreage would not be possible without the support of all of our farm operations leaders and team members,” added Paul Allen, President and Director of Sales.
So, If you're looking to fulfill all of your strawberry needs this season, Main Street Produce is prepared to get your shelves stocked.
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