Potatoes are underground tubers that grow on the roots of the potato plant, Solanum tuberosum. They are the world’s fourth largest food crop, following rice, wheat, and maize. Native to South America, potatoes were brought to Europe in the 16th century and are now grown in countless varieties worldwide.
Timing and flexibility are just a few of the benefits of working with a company such as Kirschenman. Our table grapes are harvested early in the season allowing customers to transition from the desert regions with confidence.
The watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) is a large, sweet fruit originally from southern Africa. It's related to cantaloupe, zucchini, pumpkin, and cucumber. Watermelon is packed with water and nutrients, contains very few calories, and is exceptionally refreshing.
Our tree fruit is historically the first harvested in the San Joaquin Valley, providing our customers the opportunity to maximize the category sooner. We offer great tasting early yellow and white peaches and nectarines. We wait until the last minute to harvest our fruit ensuring the ultimate eating quality.