Living Wage Comes to Life in the Supermarket: Mangos, Avocados and Passion Fruit

October 19, 2021 Eosta

already delivers three Living Wage products to shop shelves: mangos from Burkina Faso, avocados from Kenya, and passion fruit from Peru, which were added recently. Interest in the market is growing apace. Only dark green outlets in Austria and Germany were interested in early 2020, but supermarket chains such as Dennree and ICA are now on board and talks are underway with the largest purchasing organisations in the Netherlands and Germany.

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 Provides Direct-to-Consumer Freshness for Tropical Fruit Box

August 11, 2021 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies, a USDA-funded company providing new technologies to extend the quality shelf life of produce and fight food waste, announces partnership with Miami, FL-based online tropical and exotic fruit store, Tropical Fruit Box. The D2C box company makes fresh tropical and exotic fruits from around the world more accessible to consumers with freshness guaranteed delivery in the continental U.S.

Eosta Has Sold The First 100,000 Boxes of Living Wage Avocados

June 22, 2021 Eosta

ast year, Eosta introduced the first Living Wage product (mango) and in April this year the Living Wage avocado was launched. Two months on, 100,000 4kg boxes have already been sold.

Sun World Celebrated 45 years of Innovation

June 7, 2021 Sun World

Nearly half a century ago, an upstart California produce company opened its doors with a commitment to bring consumers new, unique and better-tasting fruits and vegetables. That company, Sun World International, LLC (Sun World), this week celebrates 45 years of bold innovation and industry leadership.