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Kingston Fresh Announces Its Volumes Of Mangoes From Peru Are Increasing




















 


by Kingston Companies


Posted: 2014-01-09 09:03:45 EST








IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO— Kingston Fresh has announced that its mango crop from Peru is off to good start and volume is expected to climb with arrivals starting in mid January.








Kingston Fresh’s President, Ken Nabal, commented, “Mango sales remain brisk coming out of the Holidays and movement has been steady. Although our initial volumes from Peru were little light, we augmented the program with Kent mangoes from Ecuador to fully meet customer demand. With Ecuador production now finished for the season, we are increasing our imports from Peru to provide consistent volume through early March.” 





 Nabal added, “Our customers get excited when Peru Kents enter the market and we are expecting another great selling season. The overall quality of the first arrivals is very good and the eating quality of the fruit has been outstanding.”







Kingston has been steadily building its imports division in recent years and is aggressively adding to its portfolio of branded products. David O. Kingston, CEO, reflected, “For over 40 years our customers, with good reason, have had great confidence in the Kingston label. We remain steadfast in our expansion plans and are growing our footprint in Central and South America.” 











Kingston added, “Whether it’s our branded “Sugar Pines” from Costa Rica, mangoes from Peru or our newest program, Melons from Guatemala, rest assured that the Kingston brand will be prominently displayed along with its “Planting to Plate” brand slogan. We have kept this consistent on our packaging to emphasize our Company’s vertical integration and ongoing commitment to customer service, food safety and quality.” 







About Kingston Companies


• Kingston Fresh is one of the largest distributors and marketers of produce products including fresh potatoes, onions, lettuce, broccoli, sweet pineapples, mangos, melons and much more (http://www.kingstonfresh.com).


• Kingston Cross Dock and Cold Storage is a state-of-the-art produce storage and shipping facility in Pompano Beach, FL. Learn more at http://www.kingstoncrossdock.com


• Associated Trucking provides refrigerated, non-refrigerated, and flatbed transportation to all 48 states in the continental USA. We provide transportation services to the fresh produce, nursery, frozen foods and other industries. Learn more at http://www.associatedtrucking.com





Source: Kingston Companies







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Alphonso





Alphonso (mango)
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