Green Giant Fresh Blueberries Feature Box tops for Education Available from Gourmet Trading Company

Gourmet Trading Company, North American distributor of fresh Asparagus and Blueberries, announced today that it will pack and market Green Giant® Fresh Blueberries featuring Box Tops For Education®.
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May 7, 2012 - PRLog -- LOS ANGELES – May 7, 2012. Gourmet Trading Company, North American distributor of fresh Asparagus and Blueberries, announced today that it will pack and market Green Giant® Fresh Blueberries featuring Box Tops For Education®.

Gourmet Trading Company first joined the Green Giant Fresh and Box Tops for Education program last fall with its Bagged Asparagus. The company is excited to expand its product line with fresh Blueberries. Gourmet Trading Company will start packing the Green Giant® Fresh Blueberries with the Box Tops for Education coupon from its California farm in the following weeks.

“Blueberries are the perfect snack for kids and a natural fit for Green Giant Fresh and the Box Tops for Education program. Gourmet Trading Company is a key supplier for Green Giant Fresh and we are thrilled to extend our relationship with them to include blueberries.” says Jamie Strachan, Green Giant Fresh President and CEO.

Julia Inestroza, Marketing Director at Gourmet Trading Company stated “We’re excited to partner again with Green Giant Fresh and, especially, the Box Tops for Education program.  Berries, in particular, are such a kid-friendly snack, and to be able to have the BTFE label on the product will only help increase sales at the retail level while giving back to schools in need across the country.”

Box Tops for Education is a nationwide fundraising program dedicated to helping America's schools. Families clip the Box Tops coupons from specially marked products, like Green Giant Fresh Blueberries, and turn them in to their local school or online. The school then redeems the Box Tops coupons and receives a check to get the things they need – from books and school supplies to playground equipment to computers.

Green Giant Fresh Blueberries with Box Tops for Education are available in 4.4oz, 6oz, 11oz, and 18oz pack sizes.

About Gourmet Trading Company:
Gourmet Trading Company, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, was founded in 1982.  Their control over the supply chain of fresh Asparagus and Blueberries enables them to offer superior service to their customers and growers all over the world.  Strong grower relationships globally, a state of the art packing facility in Pasco, Washington, implementation of their own traceability system, management of their own farms in Peru and California, in-house warehousing through Gourmet Logistics, and continual investment in their business enables them to provide high quality Asparagus and Berries all year round.  Gourmet Trading Company has additional offices in Miami, Florida; Pasco, Washington; El Centro, California; Bakersfield, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; Auckland, New Zealand; Lima, Peru; Tokyo, Japan; and Caborca, Mexico.  Additional information is available at

About Green Giant® Fresh
Green Giant Fresh — the nation's most trusted brand in produce — offers direct-from-the-farm programs from nation's top growers. Green Giant Fresh provides a wide variety of high-quality, fresh fruits and vegetables to consumers. Green Giant Fresh delivers a high level of quality unsurpassed by any other brand and recognized by 96 percent of consumers. Green Giant Fresh is the only Fresh produce brand featuring Box Tops for Education. To learn more about Green Giant Fresh products and where to buy them, visit

About Box Tops for Education:
Box Tops for Education was founded in 1996 by General Mills and has already raised over $400 million for education. The program continues to raise more money each year. Just last year the BTFE raised over $59 million for North American schools. 31 million households clip BTFE logos.
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