Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Strong demand meets summer citrus

Excerpts from an 06/08/2009 article in The Packer by Jim Offner

On the lime front, quality should not be a problem, said Mary Ostlund, marketing director for Brooks Tropicals Inc., Homestead, Fla.

“There’s good quality going into our limes’ summer season,” she said. “You’ll see good volumes on small sizes throughout May and into June.

There will be ample promotional opportunities on various sizes and counts, Ostlund said.
“Once summer rains begin in late May and early June, we look for more even distribution of sizes,” she said.