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Del Monte expands organic fresh cuts in North America

Del Monte expands organic fresh cuts in North America

Published on May 12th, 2021
Photo: Del Monte

Del Monte is to expand its organic fresh-cut fruit production in the US and Canada to allow for added retail convenience, as the fruit will be cut to order prior to distribution, according to a press release. Since fruits cannot be cut in-store, this process eliminates a hassle for retail stores and will help continue to incrementally grow retail sales.

Zespri launches SunGold marketing drive in North America

Zespri launches SunGold marketing drive in North America

Published on Apr 21st, 2021
Photo: Zespri

Zespri has commenced its 2021 SunGold kiwifruit marketing campaign in North America, with the first fruit to arrive in mid-May. According to Zespri, SunGold is now the top-growing kiwifruit and retailers can drive sales by making it easier to find. Shoppers are better able to locate SunGold in the produce section with its newly designed vertical packaging, which is stackable and easier to merchandise.

Zespri appoint new North America chief and prepare to open New York office

Zespri appoint new North America chief and prepare to open New York office

Published on Apr 01st, 2021
Photo: Dan Riley, Market Manager North America - Zespri

Zespri has announced the opening of a New York office in 2022 and the appointment of a new chief for North America. Dan Riley will take over from Glen Arrowsmith as market manager North America in addition to launching the New York office. 

Chilean kiwi lands in North America

Chilean kiwi lands in North America

Published on Jun 03rd, 2019

This season will see Chile send its first kiwis to North America. To mark this historic achievement, there will be promotions in retail outlets and on social media from June to September. In recent years, Chile has seen a substantial expansion in its production of the fruit. Chilean kiwi will compete in the North American market with South American fruit. Last year, almost 11,000 tons of South African kiwi landed on the shelves of North American retailers.

Global Green Team exports peppers to China

Global Green Team exports peppers to China

Published on Jul 13th, 2016

After years of preparations, the first Dutch peppers will be exported to China mid July, said Paul Schriel, sales manager at Global Green Team, a Dutch fruit and vegetable trading company that operates worldwide. “We are accessing a market with a huge potential where we can distinguish ourselves by guaranteeing healthy and safe products,” Schriel said.

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