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J&K FRESH CUSTOMS BROKER IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF THEIR EAST COAST OFFICE ....

Our East Office is now officially up and running. 

 Please see attached announcement.

Best regards,
Raymond





Raymond "Big Ray" Keffer
Vice President, Operations
J&K Fresh, LLC9911 Inglewood Avenue, Suite#200
Inglewood, CA., 90301
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SAVVY CARIBBEAN NATIONS COURT TAIWAN ....

Caribbean ally invites President Ma to visit region
2012/01/22 20:19:57


Taipei, Jan. 22 (CNA) The leader of one of Taiwan's allies in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has invited President Ma Ying-jeou to visit the region in the wake of Ma's re-election on Jan. 14.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves said last week that he had sent a letter of invitation to Ma and had also congratulated him on his election to a second four-year term.

"I want to congratulate my friend President Ma on his very comfortable victory at the polls ... and also a return to a parliamentary majority of the Kuomintang," Gonsalves said in media briefing in his country.

"The opposition (Democratic Progressive Party) did very well and Taiwan has a robust and vibrant multiparty system. We share that in common," Gonsalves said.



The prime minister said that Ma, in his first four years in office, showed commitment to strengthening relations between Taiwan and St. Vin…

WATER CONSERVATION IS THE KEY TO PERU'S EXPORT ECONOMY ...

Peru's cash crop, asparagus is bleeding key region dry




Published 24 January, 2012 08:00:00 PRI's The World










Peru's asparagus have led to a dramatic economic improvement for the company, but they've also caused the country's water supply to run dangerously low in some area. (Photo by Cynthia Graber.)

Growing asparagus has taken many in Peru from poverty to profitability. No, they're not rich, but lives have gotten much better. But there's a big downside. The country's agricultural heartland is going dry, as its aquifer runs low.




Peru has recently become the world’s number one exporter of asparagus, sending the green vegetable to places in Europe and the United States.

The boom there has pumped a lot of money into the economy, but it’s also pumped out a lot of water.

In Ica, a small, modest city near the Peruvian coast, the city’s downtown plaza is hopping. That bustle is largely due to asparagus.

Ica is Peru’s asparagus capital. The overseas demand for the long …

PERU MARKETING 101: 90 EXPORTERS & COUNTING IN 2012 SEASON ,...

IMO NOTE: Total exporters from Peru is up by another 25 in the past week. With more and more exporters fighting for a finite amount of mangoes, cost of product can only stay up. Currently at 35 nuevo soles per 20kg field crate, fruit cost alone per 4 kilo carton is currently $2.55.


Pack, sticker, carton, palletization, transportation to destination, customs and cooling....let's just say...the margins are very thin this year.














ASOCIACIÓN PERUANA DE PRODUCTORES Y EXPORTADORES DE MANGOESTADÍSTICAS DE VOLÚMENES EXPORTADOS - PRELIMINARCOMPARATIVO POR EXPORTADOR CAMPAÑA 2011-2012





NºEXPORTADOR EIRLTOTAL CAJAS%Contenedores1FLP DEL PERU SAC753,55812.24%1362SUNSHINE EXPORT S.A.C. 575,9219.36%1043DOMINUS S.A.C316,2485.14%574AGROINDUSTRIAS SOLCASE SAC216,4163.52%395SOCIEDAD AGRICOLA FRONTERA DEL PERU 210,6723.42%386SOCIEDAD AGRICOLA SATURNO S.A205,0663.33%377PAFRU INTERNACIONAL PERU E.I.R.L204,0833.32%378PERU FRUT TROPICAL S.A.C192,1803.12%359