Farmhouse Tomatoes, Inc.
AUTHENTIC FAMILY HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
Wholesale
RETAIL AND FOOD SERVICE:   Contact us for product samples shipped by FedEx in our custom box. 

* Annual product availability: November 1st through June 30th

* Net 10 pound product shipped in custom "closed" box lined with foam pad insulation on sides, top and bottom. .
* Custom craft box labeled with the following information: heirloom tomato history, variety with flavor description and traceback data.
* Tomatoes packed by variety in each box to correspond to closed box lid heirloom information.
* (3) variety mix: Red Brandywine, Purple Cherokee and Gold Medal.     (see "about us" for variety descriptions).
* Tomato sizing ranges: 5 oz to 20 oz.
* Retail orders: tomatoes labeled with information: "PLU # 4807, Farmhouse Tomatoes, Authentic Family Heirloom, Florida Greenhouse  
   and includes individual tomato variety name.
* Food service pack out orders will have no tomato labeling.
* Orders to specify box/pallet count and stage of ripeness conditioning required.

* Ripeness conditioning: 
  - Stage # 2 @ 5-10% color = "Breakers". There is a break of color from green to tannish-yellow, pink or purple on the tomato surface.
  - Stage # 3 @ 20-25% color = "Turning". Tannish-yellow, pink or purple shows over 10%, but not more than 30% of the tomato surface.
  - Stage # 4 @ 30-45% color = "Color". Pink, red or purple shows on over 30% but not more than 60% of the tomato surface.

* Farmhouse recommends shipping Stage # 2 out of the state of Florida based on transportation scheduling.
* Custom conditioned pallets are available for start up programs; split pallet of stage # 2 and stage # 3.
* Standard pallet: (72) boxes, (12) layer high shrink wrapped on Grade A pallet. Pallet bags available for LTL transportation.
* Greenhouse Operations are 2009 Primas Labs food safety certified; "superior rating".
* Greenhouse Operations are 2009 Florida T-Gap food safety audit certified.
* Product shipping: HACCP certified cool storage facility located in Delray Beach, Florida.

SHIPPING AND RECIEVING INFORMATION:    Emailed daily to buyer as order ships to includes:

PRODUCT:   (product picture of open box for each pallet order)
HARVEST DATE:  11.01.09
CORE TEMPERATURE:  60 degrees
SHIP TO LOCATION:  distribution center
BUYER P.O.: #
FTI INVOICE: #
BOX/PALLET/STAGE:  # / # / %
SHIP DATE: 11.01.09
DELIVER DATE/TIME:  ASAP
TRANSPORTATION CO:  FOB
CONTACT
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