Will Monsanto's Sweet 'EverMild' Tearless Onion Whet a Discriminating Palate?

Jennifer Silverberg
Riverfront Times | February 19, 2010
St. Louis-based Monsanto has a plan to make sweet-onion farmers weep. The seed company last week unveiled a tearless onion that it's dubbed the "EverMild," modeled after the famous Vidalia sweet onion from Georgia.

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