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Kingston to import Brazilian mangoes

08/21/2012 10:21:00 AM
Andy Nelson

Kingston & Associates Marketing LLC plans to import mangoes from Brazil this season.

Brazil joins Peru and Guatemala on Idaho Falls, Idaho-based Kingston’s roster of mango suppliers, according to a company news release.

Kingston launched its mango program in January.

The addition of Brazilian mangoes is the latest in a series of moves by Kingston to beef up its international program. In addition to the launch of the mango program earlier this year, in May Kingston hired Yvonne Marpert, a Chiquita and Sunkist veteran, to head its pineapple division.

In July, Mike Anderson was named director of international procurement.



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