Southern Specialties boosts investment in Guatemalan limes

09/20/2013 | Fresh Fruit Portal (Chile)

Florida-based fruit importer Southern Specialties is increasing its investments in Guatemalan limes to boost supply of the crop that began as a way for coffee growers to diversify and now complements the supply of Mexican fruit, said Vice President Charlie Eagle. "Frequently, when Mexico has a gap, Guatemala will able to fill that gap. Certain areas just aren't pulling product from Mexico, and it's easier for them to get the imported product from Guatemala," he said.

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