“Italian fennel could be very a lot in demand and appreciated by the international market, particularly between September and Might, a interval when the produce from northern and jap Europe is missing. We harvest, course of and ship our fennel in a single day and it reaches its vacation spot in max. 48 hours,” explains Gennaro Napolitano, gross sales supervisor of the F.lli Napolitano Poggiomarino department (Naples).
Fennel represents one of many most important firm’s merchandise and is produced all yr spherical due to the very fact crops are situated in Calabria, Campania, Apulia, Basilicata and Abruzzo.
Fennel represents round 40% of the corporate turnover. The yearly manufacturing quantities to 16,000 tons grown on roughly 400 hectares. F.lli Napolitano can course of 80 pallets a day.
“Top quality is an important attribute for our merchandise, a lot in order that we type our fennel 3 times in order to ensure its freshness. Specialised groups harvest the produce by hand and place it in 25 kg crates or bins for low-impact processing. After sorting within the fields, fennel is sorted once more within the warehouse, then it’s positioned in models at a temperature of 5°C and loaded to be shipped.”
F.lli Napolitano operates with Italian and international huge retail chains (central, northern and jap Europe) and provides contemporary produce markets throughout Europe. The produce could be positioned within the packaging that most closely fits consumer wants.
“With regards to packaging, we favor wooden and recycled plastic, although we additionally use cardboard options. To stop fennel high quality from being compromised, we use slightly sponge so the produce doesn’t come into contact with the packaging whereas, after we use cardboard, we want water-repellent options.”
“We deal with guaranteeing the high-quality of our merchandise so, for the longer term, we want to work extra with fennel and experiment liquid ozone washing to delay shelf-life. As well as, we work to enhance the freshness to shorten the time between harvesting and transport.”
Through XXV Aprile, 105
80040- Poggiomarino (NA) – Italy
Tel. : (+39) 081 5285232
Cell: (+39) 338 9372614 gross sales supervisor Gennaro Napolitano
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84025-Eboli (SA) – Italy
Tel.: (+39) 0828 347395
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