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Wendy’s To Buy Millions of Pounds of Berries for Salads

CORAL BEACH, FL (May 29, 2013 - The Packer)—Touting fresh U.S. blueberries and California strawberries as key ingredients, Wendy’s restaurants are again offering berry almond chicken salads.

The fast food restaurant chain plans to buy 2 million pounds of strawberries and 1 million pounds of blueberries from now through September to meet customer demands for the seasonal salad, according to a news release from the Dublin, Ohio-based company.

Wendy’s officials hinted in the release that unseasonable weather in berry growing regions of the U.S. had an effect on the timing of the reintroduction of the berry almond salad.

Read more on The Packer's website: http://www.thepacker.com/fruit-vegetable-news/foodservice/Wendys-to-buy-millions-of-pounds-of-berries-for-salads-209429981.html

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