MONTREAL — The Packer's Editor Tom Karst collected these news items April 3 at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's Convention and Trade Show.
SUNKIST GROWERS: Julie DeWolf, director of retail marketing at Sunkist Growers, Valencia, Calif., and Brian Slagel, director of strategic sales, display Sunkist Gold Nugget and Sunkist Delite mandarins. DeWolf says Sunkist is expanding its organic portfolio, with blood oranges, cara cara navels and minneolas, in addition to already offered lemons, navels, valencia oranges and grapefruit. The organic citrus has new packaging, and Sunkist is offering point-of-sale material for recently added organic varieties. Sunkist imports citrus from Chile, South Africa and Australia into North America during the summer.