FARMS & PACKING FACILITIES
Crystal Valley Foods sourcing program begins with planning the crop cycles with our farms, associated growers, and packing plants in Peru, Guatemala, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
Maintenance of the cold chain is a critical aspect of receiving and distributing quality fresh produce. Crystal Valley installed a forced air cooler in Miami in 2011 with the capacity of cooling up to 7000 boxes of asparagus in 2.5 hours.
The produce industry has changed dramatically in the last 20 years. Twenty years ago it was sufficient to have "an annual inspection" and a certificate on the wall showing that your facility had passed an annual audit and was judged to be ...
Crystal Valley Foods annual asparagus import volume has exceeded 2,250,000 boxes in 2016, making Crystal Valley Foods the #3 ranked Asparagus importer in North America.
- South East Produce Council (update): Southern Exposure 2017 scheduled for March 9-11 in Orlando, Florida. Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort.
New Product / Season Update: February 2017 marks the commencement of the Northern Mexico asparagus season. Crystal Valley Foods will also commence imports of Brussels Sprouts from Mexico at the end of January and will run through May 2017.
Now available on the LA Wholesale Terminal Market (units 103 & 104):
-Mangoes and melons. Call Mike Kovacevich
-Beans and peppers. Call Steve Hanami
Company news & Events
25 Jan 2017
LOOKING FORWARD TO THE SOUTHEASTERN PRODUCE COUNCIL SOUTHERN EXPOSURE SHOW
March 9-11, Orlando, Florida
07 Jun 2013
New Products: Baby Heirloom Mixed Tomatoes.
Crystal Valley has established a program with a high quality greenhouse grower – based on almost 2 years of varietal trials – for a Baby Heirloom Tomato program with varieties selected for FLAVOR and COLOR. (more…)