Keany News

The news at Keany includes more than produce. In fact something new comes up all the time.

The Full Squeeze on Citrus

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Written and Photography by: Cassidy Williams Winter is peak citrus season. The optimal temperatures for these zesty fruits occur during the winter months through early springtime in California and Florida, and parts of Texas and Arizona. During this time, citrus is at its peak flavor and juiciness. Plus, during these cold and flu season months,…

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What the Fungi: Mushroom Market Alert

post by: Cassidy Williams What the fungi is going on with mushrooms? Keany Produce and all distributors across the country are dealing with multiple supply chain issues within the fresh produce industry. The latest constraint is affecting an entire, very popular, commodity – mushrooms. We work with various mushroom growers to fulfill our orders. All…

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Holiday Recipe Ideas with Keany Items!

Recipe with pears

Sparkling Pomegranate Punch 2 oranges thinly sliced (15105) ¼ cup pomegranate seeds (02444) ¾ cup white wine (Riesling) chilled Ice cubes for serving 2 750-mL bottles of sparkling wine, chilled 3 tablespoons sugar (60134) 1 cup diced fresh pineapple (1/2 inch) (90452) 1 cup pomegranate juice (16217) Cranberry Pecan Goat Cheese Appetizer Roll goat cheese…

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Up in the Mountains with Crown Orchards

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Local Farm Highlight by Cassidy Williams and Jenna Keany Watch our video from Keany’s recent farm trip to Crown Orchards: https://youtu.be/lmrAE99Bg9s About the Chiles Family & Crown Orchards Crown Orchards spans over 1,000 mountaintop acres in Virginia with beautiful panoramic views of Charlottesville. They have been one of Central Virginia’s most prolific fruit growers for…

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Colorful Caulilini: Mann’s Newest Produce Innovation

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Mann Packing, recently acquired by Del Monte Fresh Produce, has introduced another succulent product to the produce industry. The Caulilini™ SweetStem™ Cauliflower, is a cauliflower variety with blonde florets and a bright green stem. Similar in structure to its produce sibling, Broccolini®, Caulilini™ offers a sweet, slightly nutty flavor. Mann has been cultivating this highly-sought…

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Large Purple Ninja Radish

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  Babé Farms, located in Santa Maria, California, is now supplying Large Purple Ninja Radishes (17699) to Keany Produce and Gourmet. Babé Farms is family owned and operated by Judy Lundberg-Wafer and her son, Jeff Lundberg. Many employees have been with the company for over 20 years. Babé Farms is known as the pioneers for…

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Non-Dairy Milk Trend

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Non-Dairy Milk Trend Consumers are constantly altering their diets based on the latest food or nutrition trends and fads. The non-dairy category has been growing exponentially over the past five years. The percentage of Americans who are vegan, on plant-based diets, or have a dairy intolerance is increasing. According to Vegetarian Times, approximately one million…

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Sustainability Update: Westmoreland Berry Farms

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Sustainability Update by Jenna Keany Two weeks ago, Keany hosted “a day on the farm” for customers interested in learning about the intricate, arduous, work farmers do to bring the freshest and most flavorful products to their establishments. Each farm on the tour was a longtime partner of Keany Produce & Gourmet, supplying a variety…

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