All posts in the ‘ Lettuce Be Green ’ Category


Eat More Leafy Greens for Better Nutrition

April 22, 2014 | post a comment

Live Gourmet lettuces and leafy greens not only taste delightful but are healthy too! Live Gourmet lettuces have the roots attached to maintain the crisp and delicious taste to stay fresh for days. We recently read an article on HortiDaily.com that shared, “green leafy vegetables are chock full of phytochemicals,… Read the Rest »

Summer Salad Time: Strawberry, Goat Cheese, and Toasted Hazelnut Salad

July 30, 2013 | post a comment

Today’s salad is filled with color and texture: bright red strawberries, toasted hazelnuts, chunks of crumbled goat cheese – on top of a fresh, crispy head of living Butter Lettuce. Then there’s the homemade dressing that is infused with garlic, honey and other ingredients that make this salad even more… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce Supports PMA Foundation for Industry Talent

October 31, 2012 | post a comment

Hollandia Produce LLC, (yes, that’s us, your grower of Live Gourmet Living Leafy Greens) recently made a multi-year financial commitment to support PMA’s Foundation for Industry Talent to help sustain a vibrant global produce industry through its most valuable resource: PEOPLE. We pledged to donate to PMA’s F.I.T. for 3 years… Read the Rest »

Pasta Sauce with Upland Cress

April 30, 2012 | post a comment

One of our customers, Lynn Ross in California, emailed us her “easy peasy lemon squeezy” pasta sauce recipe that she makes with our Upland Cress. Yes, she really did say “easy peasy lemon squeezy” when she emailed us!  This is a super-fresh sauce, no cans! Homemade Pasta Sauce with Scallops… Read the Rest »

Yet Another Way that Live Gourmet is Going Green

December 21, 2011 | post a comment

If you’ve been following this blog, then you probably already know about how we’ve gone green with our packaging. Now we’ve got something new for our friend the earth to be happy about because what hauls our green packaging around is now green too. Our state of the art trucks… Read the Rest »

Hollandia Produce Wins PMA Impact Award for Butter Lettuce Packaging

October 19, 2011 | post a comment

Carpinteria, CA – Hollandia Produce, LLCs, innovative produce squircle clamshell and shipping container won one of the five 2011 PMA Impact Awards for Excellence in Packaging last week in Atlanta, Georgia at the 2011 Produce Marketing Association conference. In its 5th year, the PMA Impact Award is presented to companies… Read the Rest »

We’ve Been Recognized for "Innovative Packaging"

October 10, 2011 | 2 Comments

Last month we told you about our new Clam Shell (aka Squircle) packaging. You can check out that post here if you missed it. If you don’t remember, the Squircle design, as well as our new shipping boxes, use less materials and are better for the environment. The Produce Marketing Association… Read the Rest »

World Vegetarian Day & Vegetarian Awareness Month

September 30, 2011 | post a comment

This Saturday (October 1st) marks the 35th annual World Vegetarian day so if you like vegetarianism it’s time to celebrate. And if you’re not vegetarian, consider trying it for the month, or even just for one day. Going vegetarian can be very healthy, and did you know that it can also be… Read the Rest »

The Scoop on Our New Clamshell Package from "And Now U Know"

September 28, 2011 | post a comment

As a company that sells a lot of green things, we’re always looking for more ways to go green. Watch this video with our own Vince Choate, giving you the low-down on our new clamshell package design and the other ways in which we’re trying to reduce waste in our… Read the Rest »

Know a California Farmer: Pete Overgaag

June 29, 2011 | post a comment

We usually devote this blog to talk of Butter Lettuce and other Live Gourmet products, but lettuce take a moment to introduce you to the man behind the lettuce: Pete Overgaag. Pete is part of a family of greenhouse growers from Holland going back three generations. The benefits of greenhouse / hydroponic… Read the Rest »