Berries Paradise and Agrovision form berry marketing partnership to serve North America
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This Joint Venture creates a year-round, vertically integrated selection of conventional and organic Blueberries, Raspberries and Blackberries with the mission to provide customers with the most delicious berry eating experience.
The Company provides retail customers with a one-stop shop of high quality, innovative and flavorful berries, at scale. The combined current planted acreage is 10,000 acres, yielding 120 million pounds across all three berries from Peru and Mexico.
Steve Magami, Chairman of Agrovision, commented: “We are delighted to announce this new venture with Berries Paradise – people I’ve known and admired for years. Agrovision has spent the last few years building the Fruitist blueberry brand through our direct-to-retail, fully integrated sales and service platform in North America. This new partnership takes that initiative to the next level, forging continuity and availability in our premium varieties and a full three berry proposition in one new sales platform.”
Berries Paradise Chairman, Francisco Ortiz, also commented: “The companies have complementary production windows and a shared dedication to growing and delivering exceptional fresh berries. Together we will be positioned to better serve the farms, the industry, the customers, and consumers, with the commitment of delivering our best in every berry we offer.”