GrubMarket Acquires London Fruit to Expand Further in Texas

August 7, 2023 GrubMarket

GrubMarket announced that it has completed the acquisition of South Texas-based London Fruit, an established, family-owned wholesale distribution business that has been operating since 1981. London Fruit is a market leader in avocados, limes, mangos, and other premium tropical fruits sourced from its extensive network of producers across Mexico, Peru, and other parts of South America.

Lime Growers and Wholesalers See Quality Benefits with Hazel 100

August 23, 2022 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies, Inc., developer of USDA-funded AgTech products that protect and extend produce quality, is slowing the yellowing process of limes for lime growers and wholesalers across the United States. Collaborators like Pharr, TX-based produce shipper, London Fruit, Inc. and Pittsburg, KS-based produce wholesaler, Martinous Produce Company are seeing extended freshness in their limes, thanks to Hazel Tech’s flagship technology, Hazel 100™.

London Fruit Celebrates 40th Anniversary

September 3, 2021 London Fruit

This September, London Fruit of Pharr, Texas, celebrates its 40th year anniversary in business. Four decades ago, the London family began importing mangos to the U.S. and Canada in 35-pound wooden crates. “Little did we know that what started as a hobby would turn into a multi-national operation,” says Barry London, founder and president of London Fruit. “We later incorporated limes, chili peppers, avocados and other tropical items. We are proud to now support over 50 families within our year-round operations.”

Hazel Tech & London Fruit Launch New Quality Technology for Limes

November 9, 2020 London Fruit

Hazel Technologies Inc., a USDA-funded technology company delivering new solutions for the fresh produce industry to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and fight food waste and Pharr, TX-based London Fruit, a leading shipper of limes, mango, and other tropicals have announced a new partnership in the lime category.