Monthly Archives: September 2013

Lime volume drops

Excerpts from an article written by Doug Ohlemeier for the 9/9/13 The Packer Limes and pineapples are experiencing sales growth as retailers increase orders to meet rising consumer demand, importers say. In late August, importers of Mexican limes dealt with … Continue reading

 

Growers expect fall to bring steady volumes

Excerpts from an article written by Doug Ohlemeier for the 9/9/13 The Packer. Fall remains a strong time to promote tropicals, including  mangoes, papaya and pineapple. “Buyers should expect consistent fall papaya volume,” said Peter Leifermann, director of sales and … Continue reading

 

Florida in middle of avocado, tropicals seasons

Excerpts from an article in the 9/5/13 The Packer written by Doug Ohlemeier Florida avocado growers report favorable quality and sizings for the 2013-14 crop. Retailers can count on promotable volumes of the larger sizings of the green-skinned fruit through … Continue reading

 

Papaya volume to be adequate

Excerpts from an article in the 9/5/13 The Packer written by Doug Ohlemeier Importers say buyers should expect adequate fall papaya volume. Fall supplies of Belize papayas should be consistent, said Peter Leifermann, director of sales and fruit procurement for … Continue reading

 

Limes, pineapples help prop up tropicals category

Excerpts from a 9/4/13 article written by Doug Ohlemeier Limes and pineapple are experiencing sales growth as retailers increase orders to meet rising consumer demand, importers say. Limes In late August, importers of Mexican limes were dealing with lower supplies … Continue reading