Yearly Archives: 2011

Strong demand greets winter produce imports

Excerpts from an article in the 12/16/11 The Packer by Andy Nelson Importers of Central American and Caribbean fruit and vegetables look forward to strong demand this winter. Heading into December, most if not all melon shippers, regardless of where … Continue reading


Brooks Tropicals Welcomes Peter Leifermann

Article in posted 12/15/11 HOMESTEAD, FL – Brooks Tropicals, tropical produce grower, packer and shipper is announcing the appointment of Peter Leifermann to the position of Sales and Fruit Procurement Director. With twenty years in the produce industry, Mr. … Continue reading


New Product For Brooks Tropicals: Passion Fruit

Article in the posted 12/15/11 Brooks Tropicals has added passion fruit to its premier line of tropical fruits and vegetables. Grown in the Redlands farming area just south of Miami Florida, these passion fruits come in beautiful shades of … Continue reading


Updated: Peter Leifermann joins Brooks Tropicals

UPDATED 12/9/11 The Packer article by Doug Ohlemeier Broadening its south Florida tropicals offerings, Brooks Tropicals LLC has named tropical sales veteran Peter Leifermann to head its sales and fruit procurement. Leifermann, who has been in the produce industry for … Continue reading


Produce industry veteran Peter Leifermann joins Brooks Tropicals Inc.

12/9/11 article in The Packer by Andy Nelson Leifermann, who worked most recently as vice president of sales and marketing at Miami-based Brazilian papaya and ginger importer Pantai USA Inc., is Brooks’s new sales and fruit procurement director, according to … Continue reading