Celebrating the continued growth of organic fresh potatoes & onions, Fresh Solutions Network will exhibit in booth #215 July 13 & 14 in Monterey, California

Newport Beach, CA (June 21, 2022) – Fresh Solutions Network® (FSN) announces its in-person exhibit for Side DelightsÒ Organic potatoes and onions at the Organic Produce Summit trade show, July 13 and July 14, 2022, in Monterey, Calif. The Network will be represented by Basin Gold Cooperative of Pasco, WA, and Sterman Masser Farms of Sacramento, PA.  The Organic Produce Summit celebrates the organic produce industry while sharing information about the success and insights of this rapidly growing, multi-billion-dollar food sector.

“We have exhibited at OPS since it began in 2016.  We are proud to participate in this show and feature our organic, non-GMO potatoes and onions,” said Kathleen Triou, President and CEO of Fresh Solutions Network. “Organic consumers desire purity in the food they eat, and we satisfy these consumers with transparency of where these quality potatoes were grown, and how the potatoes were treated all the way to their store.”

Side Delights® organic potatoes are 100 percent non-GMO, USDA, and state-certified organic.  The shopper and retail-friendly packaging include Red, Yellow, and Russet varieties of potatoes, available in Paper and combo mesh Poly bags (3 lbs. & 5 lbs.). New this year, we are also packing 1.5lbs mesh pouches of organic Yellow petites! Packaging for distribution in Canada (bi-lingual in English and French) is also available.  Organic onions are also covered under the Side Delights® Farmer’s Table® brand, including colossal, jumbo, and medium sizes of Red, Yellow and White onions.”

The organic segment for potatoes continues to grow, representing 3.4% of the potato category, up 2.6% in volume and 9% in dollars1. Post-pandemic, consumers are looking for organic, local, and areas of growing location when shopping for produce.2 Gen Z is associating “organic” as a more sustainable product characteristic.2  Sustainability drives 21% of consumer choices, per 2021 IRI and FMI’s Fresh Trends Report.2

“We invite attendees to visit us at booth 215,” added Triou. “We are also showcasing our new and improved Side Delights organic packaging and discussing the unique design features that appeal to organic shoppers.”

Side Delights® offers a variety of choices for the organic and sustainable consumer, including Petite Organic Potatoes, Organic Potatoes, Fresh-Cut Potatoes, and organic onion.  For more information on Side Delights® products and its network of farms, visit SideDelights.com,  GrownWhereItMatters.com, and www.FreshSolutionsNet.com .

* Sources:

  1. IRI Unify Sales: 12/27/21- 3/27/2022
  2. IRI and FMI Fresh Trends Report – July 21, 2021