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Red Blossom adds Florida strawberries

by | September 29, 2010
Red Blossom Sales, based in Salinas, CA, will be offering Florida strawberries as part of its winter and early-spring product sales.

The McDonald family in Plant City, FL, which has been growing strawberries in Florida for 30 years, will grow and sell 200 acres of Florida strawberries exclusively for Red Blossom. Additionally, Mark McDonald, along with his son, Shane, and nephew Andy McDonald, will all be joining Red Blossom.

Mark McDonald is excited to bring all his business operations under one umbrella company and label.

"Red Blossom's conscientious growing practices and focus on quality are consistent with our philosophy and goals," Mr. McDonald said in a press release.

Red Blossom will add 200 acres of Festival and Radiance strawberries from Plant City and Dover, FL, to its acreage in California and Mexico. The Florida season will extend from late November to mid-April.