Sun World Appoints Panel of Licensees to Import and Market Proprietary Grapes
- by Alexis Schreiber
PALM DESERT, CA - President David Marguleas announced that Sun World Innovations has selected a panel of leading American and Canadian fruit companies to import its proprietary branded table grape varieties to North America.
“We’re pleased to invite these prominent fruit import companies to join the Sun World family as we further broaden our Southern Hemisphere licensed producers and exporters’ distribution reach into key American and Canadian markets,” Marguleas said.
According to a press release, the newly-licensed importers consist of Camposol Fresh U.S.A.; The Oppenheimer Group; Dayka & Hackett; Divine Flavor International; Dole Fresh Fruit Co.; Fresh Flavor International; North American Produce Buyers Limited; Summit Produce; Vanguard Direct; and William H. Kopke Jr. /Southern Fruit Import Co.
Marguleas noted that all 10 companies have been granted licenses to distribute and market Sun World’s full line of proprietary grapes in the U.S. and Canada from licensed Chilean, Peruvian, Brazilian, and South African suppliers who had nominated the importers. The licenses include the right to utilize the California company’s varietal brand trademarks such as AUTUMNCRISP®, MIDNIGHT BEAUTY®, and SCARLOTTA SEEDLESS®.
Sun World Innovations is the genetics, breeding, and licensing arm of Sun World International. It has a broad-based network of more than 1,500 licensed partner grower-marketers in 15 countries and maintains offices in Italy, Australia, Chile, Israel, South Africa, and California.
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