Green Giant Fresh Blog

Archive for April 2011

Meet The Team: Green Giant® Fresh Grower Mike Hitchcock

Here is the second in our continuing series of Meet the Team blog posts, where we introduce you to the staff and team members at Green Giant® Fresh as well as those who work alongside us in a variety of produce-related fields (pun intended). Today we’re spotlighting Mike Hitchcock, a partner with Mission Ranches and [...]

Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Think kale is the only super food you need to include in your diet to optimize your health? Think again! Green Giant® Fresh Brussels Sprouts have more phyto-nutrients and anti-inflammatory agents than nearly any other vegetable readily available to you and can kick your diet and health into high-gear just in time for warmer weather. [...]

Making our Presence Known at the New England Produce Expo

Green Giant® Fresh is packing up its produce and heading to Boston on Wednesday of this week to participate in the New England Produce Council Expo. We’ll arrive at the Boston Convention Center and set ourselves up in booth number 231 to promote some of our new products, including Grab-n-Go Brussels Sprouts, our fresh cut [...]

10 Reasons to Eat More Vegetables and Fruits

If you’re having a difficult time convincing your kids, family members or co-workers that eating more fruits and vegetables is a good idea, this blog post is for you. According to the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), while most people realize that eating fruits and vegetables is important to a healthy diet, they still [...]

We’re in Montreal for the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s Conference & Trade Show

Day One of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s Annual Conference & Trade Show is in the books, and trust us when we tell you, the Canadians sure know how to run a conference and trade show. Now in its 86th year, this annual gathering of professionals is CPMA’s keystone event, and Canada’s largest show dedicated [...]

Green Giant® Fresh Partners with Box Tops for Education

There’s no question in anybody’s mind that Green Giant® Fresh vegetables and fruits are good for you, but did you know they’re also good for the health and welfare of your children’s schools? Green Giant Fresh is the only fresh produce company partnering in the Box Tops for Education program, which has raised more than [...]

Meet The Team: Green Giant® Fresh New Product Development & Packaging Manager, Deanne Cagnacci

Welcome to the first of our Meet the Team blog posts, where we introduce you to the team at Green Giant® Fresh. First off, meet Deanne Cagnacci, the New Product Development & Packaging Manager for Green Giant® Fresh. Deanne has worked here for more than two years, researching and developing new ways to package, merchandise [...]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Broccoli

What’s the most fun way to eat broccoli? Tell the kids to pretend they’re Godzilla and they should eat it like a tree. Broccoli is one of those vegetables that everyone knows is good for you, but is sometimes a hard sell to children. So getting them to pretend they’re a gigantic lizard eating the [...]

Understanding the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

If you’re the cook in your house, check this out: The seventh edition of the federal government’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans has been published and is now available online, offering nutritional information — backed by evidence — with the goal of promoting good health and reducing the risk of disease. And because a third of [...]

Green Giant Fresh is Now Blogging

Welcome to GreenGiantFreshBlog.com, the official blog of Green Giant Fresh. If this is your first time here, we’re excited you’re stopping by. Take a look around and let us know what you think by leaving a comment via the link at the end of this post. If you’re already familiar with the Green Giant Fresh [...]