Sun World Promotes Melillo to Vice President of Grower Support Services

January 17, 2022 Sun World

Sun World International LLC has appointed Michele Melillo to the new position of Vice President of Grower Support Services. Melillo recently managed the company’s agronomic support activities. In his new leadership position, he will oversee all technical assistance and applied research programs and staff, assist with variety evaluation and management of the company’s global test site. Sun World’s Grower Support Services team supports its network of 1800+ growers in 15 countries growing Sun World’s table grape and stone fruit varieties.

Sun World Expands Footprint in Southern Hemisphere

December 21, 2021 Sun World International

Sun World International, LLC (Sun World), announced it has added several marketers to its licensee lineup in the Southern Hemisphere. These include two newly licensed marketers in Peru, PuraFruit and Pampa Baja, as well as Bravis in Brazil and EXSA in South Africa.

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.

Sun World Expands Footprint in Egypt and Italy, Grants Eight Licenses in Key Markets Targeted for Growth

Sun World International LLC (Sun World), the global fruit genetics and licensing company, today announced it has granted six additional licenses to Egyptian table grape grower/marketers, bringing the total Egyptian licensees to seven.

Sun World Announces Agreement to be Acquired by Private Equity Group Bridgepoint

April 1, 2021 Sun World

Sun World International LLC (Sun World), the global fruit genetics, R&D and licensing company, today announced an agreement to be acquired by Bridgepoint, an international private equity group. Bridgepoint will become controlling shareholder alongside management and succeeds a transformative and successful period of ownership from Renewable Resources Group LLC and Vision Ridge Partners.