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Ag Department says ‘Fresh From Florida’ products in more foreign stores than ever

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Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam made an announcement Tuesday morning that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service’s well-known “Fresh From Florida” campaign is getting results. According to the announcement Florida-grown fruits and vegetables marketed through the state program now appear in 12,357 retail stores in 26 countries, with more than 4,000 of those stores lying outside the United States. “Florida’s hardworking farmers, growers, ranchers and fishermen produce some of the highest-quality products in the world,” Putnam said in an ebullient statement. Recently released…

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