LGS Specialty Sales Grows Summers Citrus and Peruvian Avocado Program
- by Jordan Okumura
NEW ROCHELLE, NY - One of the nation’s preeminent importers of citrus, avocados, and grapes, LGS Specialty Sales, is gearing up for its Peruvian avocado program, and the company is doubling down on its summer citrus season, as well, with plans to visit its grower partners throughout the globe.
“We value our partners and the work they do to help us keep our commitment to provide fresh produce to our U.S. customers year-round,” said Luke Sears, President and Founder, in a press release. “Our summer citrus and Peruvian avocado programs focus on meeting the needs and demands of our customers, and our partners overseas make that possible.”
In order to best supply its customers in the U.S. market this summer, LGS advisors will be visiting the company’s citrus and avocado farms in Peru, Argentina, and Chile to observe growing practices. The company’s representatives will also continue to nurture relationships with farmers and begin planning for the 2019 season.
“Our citrus and avocado programs are a crucial part of the outdoor lifestyle shoppers enjoy during the summer season,” added Sears. “From Cinco de Mayo to Labor Day and beyond, our customers are seeking a partner they can count on to meet consumer demand for this special time of year filled with exciting eating occasions. As we continue to enhance and develop our relationships with growers in different regions, we’re able improve our availability of fruit during these months when citrus and avocados are in demand the most.”
LGS is, according to its press release, looking to grow and strengthen the Peruvian avocado program to meet burgeoning demand and complement the Mexican supply that will provide a steady source of fruit in the summer season.
In addition, the company is now offering Peruvian and Chilean clementines as well as fresh lemons from Argentina and Chile, minneolas from Peru, and navel oranges from Chile to enhance its summer citrus program.
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