Uncle Jack's Blog
“Testing, One, Two, Three… Testing”
I am involved in many facets of Tailor Cut Produce’s daily operations, but there is
one arena that I have purposely avoided (or perhaps it’s been strongly suggested
that I stay away). Regardless, I recently ventured into parts previously unknown to
me… the Test Kitchen!
As one can imagine, our test kitchen is very well-appointed and looks ironically
like an everyday household kitchen with one striking addition… an (over)
abundance of produce! The masterminds of this domain are forever trying to
devise new and different combinations of items to enhance our already wonderful
array of products. Two areas of concentration at this point:
With school back in full swing, the chefs have recently rolled out 12 new 100/2
ounce school snack ideas. These healthy, colorful treats (with such monikers as
“Green Is Good”, “Citrus Circus” and “Money Money” [by the way… who names
these things?]) have quickly received some very positive and enthusiastic
The second focal point of our “culinary mad scientists” is vegetable blends. The
day I stopped by (and was promptly escorted out), the team was busily working on
something called “Wok ‘n Roll” (again, who names…). Although not quite ready
to debut, the finishing touches appear to be close, and the new addition to our
roster should be ready to hit the market very soon.
All in all, a very exciting (albeit short) glimpse behind the curtain of the “Tailor
Cut Produce Test Kitchen”.
Maybe next time I’ll actually make it past the front door…
"Uncle" Jack is the most creative person on our staff, and the perfect person to blog. He tries to write at least once per quarter.