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Vidalia Onion Season is Almost Here

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Vidalia Sweet Onions

We experienced colder than usual weather in early January but closer to normal the last few weeks. According to our Director of Production, Chief Agronomist Omar Cruz, after extensive field evaluations our crop is on full recovery mode and we don’t foresee any issues at this point related to the cold weather event we experienced.

Mexican Sweet Onions

We have started harvesting and will have product available for shipment the week of Feb. 19th. The reports from our agronomist team is that the onions are in great shape with full green tops and good bulb quality. We are expecting an excellent crop with a good range of sizing.

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How the Onions Get Made

Full Article by The Weekly Standard

I bought a bag of onions over the weekend and thought the name of the farm, Bland Farms, was a joke. After all, onions aren’t bland! I logged on to the webpage of the farms and, sure enough, it’s a family farm! On their webpage, the farm has a slickly produced video explaining their history and how they produce onions. It only has 150 views, which is criminal, given how interesting the content is. If you ever care how your food gets to your table (even if it’s a $2 bag of onions) this is the video for you.

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Bland Farms’ Sandra Bland Discusses Vidalia Brands’ New Snack Flavors and Promotions for 2016

Article by AndNowUKnow

CATO, NY – With the 2016 Vidalia onion pack date of April 25th just around the corner, Bland Farms is introducing a few new items, under the Vidalia Brands label, to its product mix as we look to the spring. Vidalia Brands is a sister company to Bland and produces snacks, condiments, seasonings, salsas, dressings, and more. This year Bland Farms has added Sour Cream and Onion Petals to its existing line of sweet onion and sweet potato flavored snack chips.

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