Packer Stories

Dole agreeing to remain at Port of Gulfport until 2037


Lease negotiations between Dole Fresh Fruit Co., and the Port of Gulfport could extend Dole’s presence — and capacity — at the port for more than two decades.

Chiquita inaugurates Guatemala port expansion


Chiquita Brands International Inc., is exporting from an upgraded Guatemalan port.

Turbana medical program helps needy Colombian children


Turbana Corp., is helping physically disadvantaged children in its Colombia banana groves.

Staff changes help New Limeco expand Latin American offerings


The addition of sales and sourcing personnel to the staff of New Limeco LLC aims to build the company’s Latin American fruit and vegetable business.

U.S. fruit importers expect strong volumes


U.S. importers expect larger volumes of papayas, limes and other fruits this season.

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