Monthly Archives: March 2011

Extreme flavors becoming mainstream, says new report

Excerpts from an article in by Caroline Scott-Thomas, 25-Mar-2011 ‘Extreme and edgy’ flavors are increasingly moving into the mainstream, according to a new trend report from the Center for Culinary Development (CCD) and market research organization Packaged Facts. This … Continue reading


Brooks Tropicals names former Coca-Cola executive as its new CEO

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Excerpts from a 3/21/11 article in Brooks Tropicals LLC Greg Smith asumió el pasado 14 de marzo como CEO de la empresa Brooks Tropicals LLC, en reemplazo de Craig Wheeling. Previamente se desempeñó por 37 años en Coca Cola. … Continue reading


Greg Smith joins Brooks Tropicals

Excerpts from an FruitNet article of 3/17/11 by Gill McShane Florida-based tropical fruit importer-distributor welcomes new chief executive officer Brooks Tropicals has announced in a press release the appointment of a new CEO with the addition of Greg Smith to … Continue reading


Brooks taps Coca Cola exec as new CEO

Excerpts from a 3/17/11 The Packer article by Doug Ohlemeier. Brooks Tropicals LLC has brought in a beverage industry veteran as its new chief executive officier. Smith Greg Smith succeeds Craig Wheeling, who retired Feb. 4 after serving as the … Continue reading