Butterkin Now Available for a Limited Time
HALL, N.Y.- October 13, 2014 - Butterkin, a flavorful new
variety of winter squash developed for its distinctive flavor and
texture, is now available for a limited time. The harvest for
Butterkin started in September and the squash is now available in
parts of the U.S. and Canada. Supplies are expected to last
Measuring about 6-to-7.5 inches in diameter and weighing between
2-to-4 pounds, Butterkin offers the perfect blend of sweet and
buttery flavors making it the buttery cream of the crop. Its
flavors make it the perfect addition to soups, pastas, pies and
salads. Its creamy and smooth texture makes it extremely versatile
and excellent for baking, roasting, steaming and even grilling.
"We are very excited for Butterkin's first season," says Dean
Cotton, vegetable seed business manager at SEEDWAY, LLC.
"Arriving just in time for fall celebrations, we know consumers
will love Butterkin for its great flavor."
Butterkin is positioned to be a premium and profitable squash
and will be supported at retail with a marketing program, which
includes a PLU sticker, point of sale signage and public relations
outreach. For a list of retailers, visit www.butterkinsquash.com.