Costa Rica News – Texas-based Pasco Foods is hoping to boost the profile and consumption of organic pineapples in the U.S. over the next year through a partnership with Costa Rica’s largest privately-owned organic pineapple grower, LyL Proyectos, with the focus on improving the consistent supplies.
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The company, which operates from offices close to Austin, Texas, is exhibiting at the Viva Fresh Expo there on April 22. JP Kloninger, sales director of Pasco Foods’ pineapple division, said the goal is for a market breakthrough for organic pineapples.
“We’ve been partnering with LyL for a number of years in frozen pineapples, so they were keen partner with us to develop a new organic pineapple program,” he said.
A former global perishables buyer for Whole Foods Market, Kloninger