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First West Coast shipment of Chilean Fruit arrives in Los Angeles

From Fresh Plaza:

The Port of Los Angeles received their first breakbulk vessel shipment of Chilean Summer Fruit on Friday December 22nd, 2017, with 227,000 boxes of fresh cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots and table grapes for North America’s consumer markets west of the Rockies, stretching from Southern California to Vancouver and reaching into West Texas.