Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Mexican lemons, limes attract U.S. importers

Excerpts from a 6/9/2008 article in The Packer by Don Schrack
Brooks Tropicals a Homestead, Fla.-based importer, restricts its Mexcian lime imports to a single grower who has consistently met the company's specifications, said Mary Ostlund, director of marketing.
Sourcing limes from Mexico through McAllen Texas has opened up the West Coast for us tremendously," she said.