Monthly Archives: June 2012

HLB Specialties opens rambutan season with in-store demos

Rambutan-HLBPapaya specialist HLB Specialties, based in Pompano Beach, FL, has started importing rambutan fruit from Guatemala. The first shipment arrived the last week of June and is being sampled in the Florida stores of a major national retailer.

Rambutan is a tropical fruit from Southeast Asia and Central America and is similar to the lychee, longan and mamoncillo. The flavor is sweet and the texture is juicy. Unlike the mamoncillo, there are no fibers and the fruit has more pulp.

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HLB Opens New Center

KELSTERBACH- Specialist Brazilian Caliman papaya supplier HLB Tropical has opened its first European distribution centre near Frankfurt airport in Germany. The inauguration of the Kelsterbach, Hessen, facility comes as the company – which has headquarters in Germany and the US – celebrates 23 years in the fresh produce business.

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North America HLB Specialties LLC

3327 NW 55th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

T +1 (954) 475 8808
F +1 (954) 475 8896

Europe HLB Tropical Food GmbH

Am Weiher 2a
65451 Kelsterbach
Germany / Bio-Zertifikat Nr.: DE-├ľKO-044

T +49-6107-98781 0
F +49-6107-98781 14