Los Angeles-based grower/packer/shipper Progressive Produce will see an expanded organic Heirloom Navel orange program towards the end of the year and into the first quarter of 2021. Sold under the recently refreshed Nature's Bounty Organic label, the company's sweet and locally grown organic Heirloom Navels will be available from late December until March. Product can be packed in 3-pound bags with bulk sizes also available.
Right: Seth Tiller.
Speaking of Nature's Bounty Organic, Director of Marketing and Sales Oscar Guzman says, "We updated the label and brand with a sleek, simplistic design and bright, bold colors to catch consumers' attention from a distance." Packaging for lemons, grapefruit, Valencia and Navel oranges and Heirloom Navel oranges will feature the new design.
Progressive's extensive organic citrus line also includes organic Navel oranges, organic Valencia oranges, organic Cara Cara oranges, organic grapefruit, organic lemons, and specialty citrus. "We are very proud of our grower-partner network that supplies us with the best produce," says Guzman. "Most of our citrus is grown locally in California, with seasonal gaps covered by imported citrus."
Right: Howard Nager.
With close to 100 years of produce industry experience combined, the new citrus office in Visalia, CA, is staffed by industry veterans including Howard Nager, Vice President-Business Development and Marketing, Jonah Reardon, Sales Manager-Citrus, Christine Toy, Sales Manager-Citrus, and Seth Tiller, Sales/Grower Relations-Citrus.
Right: Christine Toy.
As an essential food business, Progressive has been working nonstop to provide a steady supply of fresh produce this year. "Our team strives to bring energy and a great attitude every day, ensuring our consistent product quality and superior customer service continues to be paramount in our dealings with our customers," says Guzman. "And we're proud to say that our mission has never shined so brightly."
Right: Jonah Reardon.