Yearly Archives: 2011

Produce industry people in the news in 2011

Excerpt from a 12/23/11 article in The Packer written by Dan Galbraith. Homestead, Fla.-based Brooks Tropicals LLC brings in beverage industry veteran Greg Smith to succeed retiring Craig Wheeling as chief executive officer.

 

Brooks Tropicals, putting a little passion in its tropical fruit

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Brooks Tropicals has added passion fruit to its range of tropical fruits and vegetables.

Article posted 12/16/11 in Food Business Review US-based Brooks Tropicals has added passion fruit to its range of tropical fruits and vegetables. According to the company, the fruits have a shelf-life of 14 days and come in 6 lb boxes. … Continue reading

 

Food safety message remains critical to produce imports

Excerpts from a 12/16/11 article in The Packer by Andy Nelson Despite recent scares involving cantaloupes and papayas from other shipping regions, importers of Central American and Caribbean fruit are confident consumers will feel safe eating their products. Homestead, Fla.-based … Continue reading

 

Importers greet winter fruit deal

Excerpts from The Packer, article posted 12/16/11 by Andy Nelson Shipping Profiles As the memories of rainy fall weather receded, importers of Central American fruit looked forward to abundant quantities of high-volume fruit this winter. Brooks Tropicals Inc., Homestead, Fla., … Continue reading