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General Produce

Kale, Flowering

Flowering Kale
Common Packs:

12- and 24-count cartons.

Receiving Inspecting:

Look for crisp, fresh leaves that are well-colored. Avoid wilted kale.

NOTE: During the winter months, kale leaves may exhibit some bronzing.

Storage Handling:

Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)

  • 32-36° F/0-2° C
  • 90-98% relative humidity
10 to 14 days.

Kale is susceptible to wilting if it is stored in an area with low humidity or exposed to drafts. Store properly.

Usage Ideas:

  • Sauté kale with garlic, sliced onions, and pancetta.
  • Add torn pieces of kale and chunks of butternut squash to Parmesan risotto.