In my field, I grow a lot of fruit and vegetables that I rely on of profit and to get me throughout the year. They taste so good when they’re fresh from the tree or the ground, but they won’t last for long. Eventually I have to pick the fruits and vegatables and sell them off while I still have time. I sell them whole, frozen, and sealed. Sealing the food in jars with MAP packaging systems keeps the food fresh long after it has been picked, so you can eat it any time you want.
I love to eat preserves in the winter time. My favorite thing to do in the winter is to open a jar of peach preserves, cook some biscuits, and spread the preserves on a biscuit cut in half. The sweet taste of the preserves goes really well with the light and fluffy biscuits, and really gets me going on those cold winter mornings. When I’m in the mood, I’ll sometimes eat the preserves on their own. I can finish off a whole jar of preserves in the blink of an eye. My wife uses some of the sealed vegetables to make an amazing soup in the winter. It really fills me up and warms my bones after being outside with the snow.
The sealed fruits and vegetables get a lot of attention from customers, more so than the fresh foods that I sell. I grow my foods without any pesticides, so in places that sell organic foods, my preserves are well known. Even the shop that sells equipment for hunting and fishing keeps my preserves in stock. I’m not sure if the hunters use it as bait, or if they’re just eating it while they’re out their hunting, but they sure buy a lot of it.