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Fresh from the Start shipping Maine broccoli, Canadian cauliflower

Fresh from the Start has begun shipping its two largest crops, Maine broccoli and Canadian cauliflower. “These commodities are strong summer crops for us. Supply is looking good for both and we expect to be shipping through October,” said Eric Scannelli, vice president of sales and marketing at Fresh from the Start.Brocc-box

All product is picked, packed and shipped the same day. For its retail customers on the East Coast, product moves from the field to the designated distribution center within 24 hours, resulting in fresher product than shipments from the West Coast. Both commodities are inspected in the field and at cooler level and have in-place seed-to-delivery traceability. “Both food safety and product consistency at the store level are very important to us and our customers, and we have processes in-place to ensure that,” said Scannelli.

Maine broccoli is available in 14-count and 18-count boxes, with the majority being crown cut. The Canadian cauliflower is available in both nine-count and 12-count boxes. Wrapped product is available for both.

In addition to broccoli and cauliflower, Fresh from the Start offers a wide variety of fresh produce on a year-round basis.