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Kalettes® at's Rising Stars Boston Revue

BY: Paj Ann Herr | DATE: April 09, 2015

Santa Maria, Calif.; April 9, 2015 - Kalettes® will be presented at's Rising Stars Revue in
Boston on April 15 through April 16, 2015. This sweet and nutty kale and brussels sprouts hybrid will be
used in a private honorees dinner on the first night and a tasting gala for approximately 500 people on
the second night. is the award-winning restaurant industry trends magazine and its Rising Stars Revue
showcases up-and-coming chefs and culinary professionals who represent the vanguard of the
contemporary American dining scene. These chefs and culinary professionals are recognized based on
creativity, ambition, exquisite presentation and delicious food.

"We're very excited to be at the Rising Stars Revue because it's an opportunity for us to introduce
Kalettes to foodservice industry professionals," said Kraig Kuykendall, sales manager of Tozer Seeds
America, the company behind Kalettes. "Our goal is to begin a dialogue and engage with these
professionals who are at the forefront of the foodservice industry and influence food trends with

Kalettes are the product of more than a decade of research by Tozer Seeds, the largest family-owned
vegetable breeding company in England. The kale and brussels sprouts hybrid offers a fresh fusion of
sweet and nutty, combining the best traits of each of its parent vegetables. Kalettes are not genetically
modified and were developed by cross-pollinating brussels sprouts with kale through traditional

Tozer Seeds has exclusive marketing agreements with select companies to grow and market Kalettes to
create a consistent name and brand identity, which would allow consumers to easily recognize this new
vegetable. The companies who have entered into the marketing agreement with Tozer for Kalettes are
4Earth Farms, Classic Salads, Mann Packing, Ocean Mist Farms, Southern Specialties and WP Rawl. As
part of the agreement, Kalettes seeds will be sold by Johnny's Selected Seeds to small farmers and home

Kalettes are available through many food service distributors. For more information on Kalettes,
including recipes, visit and for updates, like them on Facebook or follow them on
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