Yearly Archives: 2014

December flyers

 

Novelty driving sales of fruits from Caribbean Central America

Excerpts from an article in the 12/18/14 edition of The Packer written by Jim Offner. Getting customers accustomed to some products out of the Caribbean and Central America requires some educational work, said Mary Ostlund, marketing director with Brooks Tropicals … Continue reading

 

Take an “Elfie”

This month’s newsletter suggests “full-service” tropical gift baskets. Ideas on tropical fruit baskets complete with downloadable recipes and tropical “how-tos”.          

 

For a taste of country, head to Redland

Excerpts from a Miami Herald article in the 12/20/14 edition. Redland provides peek into history, another way of life. Bound by the inhospitable Everglades to the west and a meandering U.S. 1 to the east, Redland predates most of what … Continue reading

 

Caribbean and Central American Imports

Excerpts from an article in the 12/18/14 edition of The Packer written by Jim Offner. Getting customers accustomed to some products out of the Caribbean and Central America requires some educational work, said Mary Ostlund, marketing director with Brooks Tropicals … Continue reading