Partners Discuss the Importance of Summer Citrus from South Africa
- by ANUK Staff
UNITED STATES - Gaps in the supply chain are the dread of many in our industry. It’s why we check the weather reports and our emails compulsively, ensuring those orders will be there in the morning. In our latest Behind the Greens exclusive, partners of Summer Citrus from South Africa speak to why consistency, quality, organization, and perseverance make this company one they continue to bet on.
“Retailers value the summer citrus program because they can count on consistent quality, they can count on consistent shipments, an organized way of meeting demand, and communicating that supply to match the demand. That really completes the entire chain to make a very successful program,” Steve Marinello, Vice President of Greenyard, says.
In addition to Steve, Chris Cockle, Senior Director of Imports for Wonderful Citrus; Miles Fraser-Jones, Director of Global Business Development at Seven Seas; Fred Vandenberg, Vice President of Jac. Vandenberg; and Erin Meder, General Manager for Capespan all tell why they have been, and continue to be, a shipper partner with Summer Citrus from South Africa.
Hear it straight from them in the short, high-graphic video above, and keep checking in with AndNowUKnow on all the latest to help mitigate gaps in your produce supply.