- April 18, 2014
-- LOS ANGELES – April 21, 2014. Gourmet Trading Company prepares for an early start of its California blueberry season. The company anticipates beginning to pack by mid-April.
“The season is set to begin three weeks earlier than previous years due to great weather in California. With the season starting so early we hope to satisfy the markets high demand for blueberries right after the Chilean season,” stated Julia Inestroza, Marketing Director.
From now until the end of June Gourmet Trading Company anticipates promotable volumes of fresh blueberries from its California farm. The company offers the following blueberry pack sizes for retail, foodservice, wholesale and export: 12x4.4oz, 12x6oz, 12x1pint, 8x18oz, 12x24oz, and 12x32oz.
Gourmet Trading Company, headquartered in Redondo Beach, CA, was founded in 1982 as a family business. Their control over the supply chain of fresh asparagus and blueberries enables them to offer superior service to their customers and growers all over the world. Strong grower relationships globally, a state of the art packing facility in Pasco, Washington, implementation of their own traceability system, management of their own farms in Peru and California, in-house warehousing through Gourmet Logistics, and continual investment in their business enables them to provide high quality asparagus and berries all year round. Gourmet Trading Company has additional offices in Miami, Florida; Pasco, Washington; Calexico, California; Bakersfield, California; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; Auckland, New Zealand; Lima, Peru; Tokyo, Japan; and Caborca, Mexico.