Consumer demand is leading to the growth of two specialty crops in Wisconsin.
Tamas Houlihan with the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association tells Brownfield more of his members are adding cabbage to their crop rotations. “We’re hearing that there’s going to be an expansion in cabbage production. The Great Lakes Kraut Company is expanding and they will be growing more cabbage for kraut in Wisconsin.”
Jason Culotta with the Midwest Food Products Association confirms the world’s largest sauerkraut plant in northeastern Wisconsin is growing.