Jun 28, 2022
Tozer Seeds highlights kale, arugula during summer

With summer officially underway, vegetable breeding company Tozer is highlighting popular kale and arugula varieties as an example of how the company works with the industry to identify future trends.

When the popularity of kale and arugula began to grow, Tozer was able to fulfill the growing market demand with an array of innovative varieties with benefits for growers, retails and end consumers.

“Our international breeding program is at the forefront of developing improved arugula and kale varieties,” Anthony Stevenson, area sales representative for Tozer, said in a news release. “We strive to develop a fantastic selection of vegetable varieties with improved shelf life, uniformity, vigor and unique eating qualities.”

Arugula. Photo: Tozer Seeds

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, according to the release.

Since the inception of Tozer’s breeding program, innovative varieties, including Athena, a variety of arugula, and Black Jack F1, a variety of kale, are continuously being developed and are grown extensively around the world with varieties that are suitable for different climate conditions.

For more information about Tozer, visit its website at www.tozerseeds.com.


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