Crystal Valley Foods Shipping Florida Blueberries End of March
MIAMI, FL - Crystal Valley Foods announced it will begin shipping conventional and organic Florida-grown, Crystal Valley-labeled blueberries this season, with first shipments sent out of the state at the end of March and available until the end of May.
“We are excited to be able to offer our customers domestic blueberries this year, and we are especially looking forward to kicking it off with fresh Florida blueberries,” said Director of Marketing Katiana Valdes. “Not only will it be a strong Florida season, but we are also proud to be promoting Florida grown produce, as it is our home state.”
This addition to the company’s lineup comes as a result of an exclusive partnership with a grower/packer in Hawthorne, Florida. The company expects this Florida season to be a good one since the region's weather works well for volume and quality. Further, about 20 percent of the blueberries will be organic, according to a press release.
This partnership is the company’s first step to ensuring customers can get Crystal Valley blueberries year-round. The company entered the berry category last year with its acquisition of Team Produce, which supplies imported blueberries September through April.
The Crystal Valley blueberries making their way out of Florida this season are available in 6 oz conventional and organic packaging.
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