Monthly Archives: July 2013

Brooks Tropicals Markets Dragon Fruit

Excerpts from an article in SpecialtyFoods.com written 7/11/13 Brooks Tropicals, a Florida-based grower-shipper, has begun shipping dragon fruit, the wild-looking, low-calorie fruit from south Florida growers. Popular with Asian and Latino consumers as well as with health-conscious shoppers, dragon fruit … Continue reading

 

Brooks Tropicals LLC is now marketing dragon fruit.

Excerpts from a 07/10/2013 The Packer article written by Doug Ohlemeier Brooks Tropicals is adding dragon fruit to its tropicals stable.In June, the Homestead, Fla.-based grower-shipper began shipping the wild-looking, low-calorie fruit from south Florida growers. Popular with Asian and Latino … Continue reading

 

Philadelphia merchants upbeat as cutting-edge market picks up steam

Excerpt from a Produce News article by Christina DiMartino | March 28, 2013 PHILADELPHIA — In May 2012, close to one year after the new Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market opened for business, Mark Levin, chief executive officer of M. Levin … Continue reading

 

Psychedelic hood ornament?

No it’s dragon fruit! Don’t let the wild color and curvy petals fool you – dragon fruit opens up to reveal a light refreshing inside. Perfect for topping summer salads and (can’t resist a reference to its spotted appearance) serving … Continue reading

 

Brooks Tropicals’ Dragon Fruit Meeting Increased Demand

Perishable News article posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 9:03AM EDT Homestead, Fla. — Working with local South Florida growers, Brooks Tropicals is now offering dragon fruit, popular with Asian and Latino consumers as well as with the health conscious. … Continue reading