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Southern U.S. Ports Solidly Set to Continue Fresh Fruit Imports

Customized Brokers’ Vice President Nelly Yunta was recently interviewed by “The Produce News” about the recent anniversary of fresh fruits being permitted to enter the United States through Southern ports.

“Nelly Yunta, vice president of Customized Brokers, a licensed brokerage company headquartered in Miami, has been involved in the coalition since its beginning and with its success in getting the pilot program approved.

“The U.S. Department of Agriculture  sets regulations on what products come into the country and how,” Yunta stated at the end of the first pilot program. “Some of the products have a higher propensity to have insects and so are restricted from entering at certain ports because they place domestic products at risk.”

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