All posts in the ‘ Live Gourmet Products ’ Category


Holiday Party Watercress Cocktail

December 2, 2014 | post a comment

Have you ever heard of a “croptail?” Neither had we, until we found this watercress cocktail recipe from Hemispheres Magazine. A “croptail” is a vegetable-based cocktail, such as a Bloody Mary. Austin Carson, from Denver’s Mizuna restaurant, wanted to venture beyond the usual concoctions, so he created the Prudence and… Read the Rest »

Butter, Boston, and Bibb lettuce: What’s the Difference?

November 12, 2014 | post a comment

What’s the difference between Butter, Boston and Bibb lettuce? Why do these varieties all look the same? Why do recipes and food guides use their names interchangeably? If you have asked any of these questions, you’re not alone. Many consumers today find the naming scheme of this variety very confusing…. Read the Rest »

Dos and Don’ts for Extending Leafy Greens

September 10, 2014 | post a comment

How frustrating is it when you have to discard unused leafy greens, because they wilted before you had the opportunity to eat them? This is bound to happen with fresh produce. Fortunately, you can extend the shelf life of your leafy greens and to help you, we’ve compiled this list of… Read the Rest »

Super Confused about Superfoods?

August 11, 2014 | post a comment

Ever wondered what’s so super about a superfood? Are you confused about the difference between watercress and upland cress? You’re not alone, so let us clarify the facts for you. A superfood is an extremely nutrient-dense food that, when eaten, is considered to be very beneficial for maintaining good health…. Read the Rest »

Hollandia at PMA Foodservice Conference

July 23, 2014 | post a comment

On July 26, Hollandia Produce, L.P., will be among the expected 160 exhibitors and 1,700 attendees at the PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo being held in Monterey, CA, just outside the state’s Central and Salinas valley, or better known as the Ag belt. It is the only event focused exclusively… Read the Rest »

How Hollandia Produce, L.P.’s Watercress Can Help You Avoid Chronic Diseases

July 8, 2014 | post a comment

Our zesty watercress has always been a tasty favorite to add a little spice to any recipe, but who knew it was also one of the highest vegetables in nutrient density. In a new study naming powerhouse fruits and vegetables, our watercress has been named a category leader in nutrition…. Read the Rest »

How to Make Chicken Salad Butter Lettuce Wraps for the 4th of July

July 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

As we all know Friday is America’s Independence Day! Why not bring a nice picnic dinner to enjoy during the fireworks show?  For a healthy, delicious meal that puts a more contemporary feel on a classic summer favorite, follow this quick and easy recipe, to mouthwatering Lemon, Tarragon Chicken Salad… Read the Rest »

Upland Cress Salad with Parmesan Fish Fillet

May 7, 2013 | post a comment

What do you get when you combine fish, avocado, and Upland Cress? A healthy and nutrient-rich meal of course! That’s no surprise considering that today’s recipe was created by the world-renowned chef and health advocate Jamie Oliver. Pan-fried white fish forms the delicious foundation of the dish, accompanied by a splash… Read the Rest »

Grower Pete’s Organic Living Butter Lettuce and Watercress Up for Award

April 24, 2013 | 5 Comments

If you haven’t heard, the Hollandia and Live Gourmet family of products also includes Grower Pete’s, a source for still living and organic butter lettuce and watercress. These veggies have the same, still living freshness you’re used to from Live Gourmet, plus are USDA Certified Organic! With that in mind,… 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 »