Monthly Archives: October 2008

Diabetics need not stay away

Should diabetics avoid tropical fruits? True, some of these fruits are high on a Glycaemic Index, but they’re usually low in carbohydrates. Bottom line, tropical fruits are nutrient-rich, high in fibre, rich in antioxidants and a great source of carbohydrates. … Continue reading


Don’t judge a drink by its color

Called the Morning After, the drink’s color may cause you to look twice. But don’t push it away, it’s refreshing and light.Blend together– slices of 2 medium-sized oranges– 1 cup of Caribbean Red papaya chunks– 1 cucumber peeled and sliced.– … Continue reading


PMA Fresh Summit about to begin

Here’s a photo of our booth space at PMA just before installation began. Everything’s here. For those counting, there are 8 single crates and 7 double crates. We fill an 18 wheeler with them.You’re not seeing things, those are trees … Continue reading


The produce industry equivalent of getting on a Wheaties box

We’re now hours away from our largest tradeshow of the year – PMA, Fresh Summit. As the first to arrive in Orlando, I’m happy to report that I don’t feel alone. A photo of our Purchased Fruit Manager and Sales … Continue reading


Scotch bonnet pepper makes the Omnivore’s 100: foods to eat at least once in a lifetime

You’ve probably eaten s’mores, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and a hot dog from a cart. But what about crocodile, sea urchin or — dare we say — roadkill? All of these foods made it onto the omnivore’s 100, a … Continue reading