April 18, 2014
-- Gourmet Trading Company, the leading supplier of fresh asparagus in North America, is celebrating its 9th
consecutive season of Washington asparagus. The season is set to begin in mid-April with similar volumes as the previous season.
The company has been in the region of Washington since 2006 when it established a state of art packing facility to revive the deteriorating industry. “We look forward to continued investment and growth in the Washington asparagus industry in the following years with our own new plantings in the region,” stated Gourmet Trading Company President, Brian Miller.
Gourmet Trading Company expects a strong crop with steady volumes throughout the season. Washington Asparagus from Gourmet Trading Company is available from now until the end of June in 11lb and 28lb cases as well as in special packs like retail ready shelf life extending bagged asparagus and trayed asparagus.
About Gourmet Trading Company:
Gourmet Trading Company, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, was founded in 1982 as a family business. 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; Calexico, California; Bakersfield, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; Auckland, New Zealand; Lima, Peru; Tokyo, Japan; and Caborca, Mexico. For additional information visit gourmettrading.net or follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/gourmettrading
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