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LOXAHATCHEE, FL – A new tag team enters the fresh produce ring. J&J Family of Farms, a locally grown, nationally-known marketer and distributor of fresh produce, announced a new partnership with Tifton, Georgia-based Lewis Taylor Farms. With a new alliance formed, Lewis Taylor Farms brings superior production with 6,500 acres of produce as well as 81 greenhouses for 275 million vegetable transplants and 65 million pine tree seedlings.
According to the press release, J&J’s new partnership with Lewis Taylor will expand its portfolio significantly in the form of greens, broccoli, mini watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew. Lewis Taylor, in turn, gains a powerful ally in the peppers, cucumbers, squash, and eggplant categories.
Lewis Taylor began farming operations in the 1930s and is now one of the largest privately-owned vegetable and greenhouse operations in the Southeast. Known for its focus on sustainable agriculture, Lewis Taylor Farms maintains the highest quality and standards to ensure the best product reaches customers.
Together, the J&J Family of Farms and Lewis Taylor Farms have more than 100 years of combined experience specializing in fresh produce and innovation. J&J Family of Farms is strategically positioned as a national supplier, with a robust line of products offered year-round to meet growing customer demand.
Loxahatchee, FL – J&J Family of Farms® is always looking for ways to attract and bring value to its customers. This season, J&J is doing just that, with the introduction of its Field-Grown Colored Pepper program. The company plans to keep fulfilling consumer demand in new and innovative ways with the new product line.
J&J Family of Farms worked closely with Seminis® in order to bring customers and consumers a unique Field-Grown Colored Pepper that has thick walls and a long shelf life. Seminis is known to bring the latest product offerings to the market.
This growing season has resulted in good crops and excellent yields in Florida. The new Field-Grown red and yellow pepper are available now.
“We are constantly looking to perfect our produce year after year, and we are confident that we have the best colored pepper variety in the market.” said Chris Coffman, Sr. VP, Marketing and Strategy for J&J. “We are excited to bring our Field-Grown Colored Peppers to the market. It’s dense and yields a higher net weight, making it excellent for processors. We believe it’s going to take time to educate our customers about this new Field-Grown Colored Pepper, but once they have it in their hands, they will experience the quality and great taste for themselves.”
About J&J Family of Farms:
Established in 1983, J&J Family of Farms specializes in growing cucumbers, bell peppers, squash, green beans and eggplant. J&J manages over 14,000 acres of production from its own farms and partners, and has operations in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Arizona and Mexico.
About Seminis Vegetable Seeds:
For over 150 years, the Seminis legacy has focused on producing the best vegetable seed varieties for growers to use in farming operations around the world. We are proud to support our grower partners by continuously developing new seed varieties through our global research and development team and specialty breeders, and by providing ongoing agronomic solutions to unique farming challenges.