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Home  >  Marketing, Business & Risk Management  >   Tips for Selling to Produce Packing Houses (Summary)

Tips for Selling to Produce Packing Houses


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By Marisa Alcorta, Rex Dufour and Tammy Hinman

Published: June 2012

Updated: n/a



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Produce packing houses are large-scale businesses that buy produce from growers through a contract and then re-sell it on the open market. This tip sheet highlights the advantages, considerations, and key questions you should ask yourself when considering selling to a packing house.

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Key Questions to Ask Yourself
Tips for Selling to Produce Packing Houses

Note: Digital downloads are in full color. Printed, mailed copies are only available in black & white.


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