The import season for table grapes has had a unique start as shipments from Peru to North America started about six weeks earlier than usual. “This is in part due to the rain and the effects of Hurricane Hilary on the California grape season,” says Antonio Escobar with Divine Flavor.
Nogales-based produce distributor and grower Divine Flavor has restructured its executive sales team—elevating Patrick Cortes to vice president of sales and Carlos Bon to senior vice president of sales.
“We are part of a very relationship-oriented industry,” says Michael DuPuis with Divine Flavor. “This makes it important for us to be present at the right events at the right time.” For that reason, Divine Flavor will be exhibiting at SEPC’s Southern Innovations event from September 14 – 16 in Charlotte, North Carolina. “It is our first time attending and exhibiting at this event and Patrick Cortes from the team is looking forward to meeting with attendees at our booth.”
Fresh Plaza: The Mexican grape season kept getting pushed back due to a May month that was unusually cool. Although the weather helped with the coloring of the grapes, it slowed down the maturity. “The grape season has been late before, but this was probably the latest it has ever been,” says Carlos Bon with Divine Flavor
Fresh Plaza: “Many U.S. retail shelves empty for Sonoran grapes” (6/2/2023)
After delayed start to the Mexican table grape season, producers are bouncing back with normal production moving onto the month of June
Fresh Plaza: ““Arguably, this could be the latest start of Sonora’s grape season ever” ” (5/10/2023)
North America is eagerly waiting for Mexico’s Sonora region to kick off table grape harvest.
Fresh Plaza: “Spring melon deal underway in Mexico” (5/4/2023)
The spring season is here and for Divine Flavor, the grower-shipper is in full swing with its melon program for the next 50 days
“Patrick Cortes joins Divine Flavor” (4/27/2023)
Nogales-based produce distributor and grower, Divine Flavor, announced it has added Patrick Cortes to the company’s development and strategic team.
DIVINE FLAVOR NAMES PATRICK CORTES AS DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING; ALAN AGUIRRE AND CARLOS BON COMMENT
Fresh Plaza: “Patrick Cortes joins Divine Flavor” (4/27/2023)
Nogales-based produce distributor and grower, Divine Flavor, announced it has added Patrick Cortes to the company’s development and strategic team
“Table grape marketer forms collaboration agreement with breeding company” (4/13/2023)
Grupo Alta announced that Divine Flavor and Sun World International executed an enhanced collaboration agreement for premium table grapes.