Update: Florida Pilot Program
Check out this update on the Florida Pilot Program, which is now allowing limited clearance of cold-treatment perishables, such as blueberries and grapes from Peru and Uraguay, through South Fla. as an alternative to congested Northeast ports.
Crowley’s Customized Brokers subsidiary “expect[s] the items allowed to enter the ports after cold treatment will increase considerably. Nelly Yunta, vice president of Customized Brokers, said the company hopes to broaden the scope of fresh produce imports to include Peruvian citrus, apples and pears from Uruguay, and blueberries from Argentina.”
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