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Tropicals

Tropicals

Taste as sweet as paradise. Year round.

Tempt shoppers with the taste of paradise, year round. The fragrance of juicy pineapples, luscious mangos, and zesty limes, will get shoppers thinking of new ways to use these tropical treats. No longer just for special occasions, more than half of shoppers buy tropical fruits every 3 weeks or more often—with limes becoming a common weekly purchase! Offer recipes and ideas to use these luscious fruits—mangos on green salads or blended into smoothies, pineapples grilled as a topping for pound cake, and limes squeezed into soups or entrees, perking up summer drinks, and zipping up salad dressings and dips. Ahhh, paradise!

Source: Leading consumer panel, C.H. Robinson, 2013

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Pineapples

Pineapple

Pineapples are a favorite tropical among all ages, and an excellent source of vitamin C.1 Build sales by showcasing new ways to use pineapple—in fruit kebobs, to dress up cheese plates, grilled to accent pork tenderloin, or frozen to drop into sangria or blend into smoothies. Fragrant and sweet-tart, with juicy, firm flesh.

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Mangos

Mangos

Mangos have become an anyday treat, and they’re packed with over 20 vitamins and minerals including A and C.1 Tempt shoppers into buying these tropical beauties, with tips on peeling and dicing for a simple snack, plus recipe ideas for everything from entrée salads and smoothies, to fresh salsas and luscious desserts. Fragrant, extra juicy, and sweet.

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Limes

Limes

Limes add flavor and brightness to so many eating occasions. Offer shoppers a bounty of ideas to use limes—to zip up salad dressings and dips, add flavor to soups and entrees, or simply squeeze into beer or other drinks. Choose from Persian or Key limes. Tart flavor.

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