Shelf life, eating qualities, and more factor into new vegetable varieties

Vegetable breeding company Tozer is concentrated on developing new and improved vegetable varieties aligned with the market. Its dedicated team identifies future trends which have allowed it to prepare for the rising popularity of both arugula and kale. To fulfill the growing market demand, it has developed an array of varieties with benefits for growers, retailers, and end consumers.

"We strive to develop a fantastic selection of vegetable varieties with improved shelf life, uniformity, vigor, and unique eating qualities," said Anthony Stevenson, area sales representative.

The popularity of both kale (left) and arugula varieties continues to expand. 

The popularity of arugula and kale varieties continues to expand. Both vegetables have become a favorite among consumers due to the assortment of health benefits they offer and their cooking versatility. Today, growers seek to cultivate these unique varieties because of their uniformity, weather resistance, and harvest flexibility. Tozer offers a range of varieties tailored for optimal growing year-round.

Since the inception of its breeding program, varieties, including Athena (a variety of arugula) and Black Jack F1 (a variety of kale), are continuously being developed and grown extensively around the world. The breeding program allows breeders to produce varieties suitable for different climate conditions.

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