PRATT TESTS NEW LINE OF CANNED ORGANIC VEGETABLES

SHAWNEE, Okla. -- Pratt Foods Supermarkets here is one of the retailers testing a new line of certified-organic canned vegetables, co-packed by Chiquita, Cincinnati.The products -- corn, peas and green beans -- were put on the shelves in all nine Pratt Foods stores last week, with a retail price of less than a dollar a can."It's a similar move into the canned goods as we saw with baby food, [Gerber's]

SHAWNEE, Okla. -- Pratt Foods Supermarkets here is one of the retailers testing a new line of certified-organic canned vegetables, co-packed by Chiquita, Cincinnati.

The products -- corn, peas and green beans -- were put on the shelves in all nine Pratt Foods stores last week, with a retail price of less than a dollar a can.

"It's a similar move into the canned goods as we saw with baby food, [Gerber's] Tender Harvest," said J.B. Pratt Jr., owner and chief executive officer of

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