Papaya recipes for your skin

Publication date: December 31, 2012

With your skin constantly losing its moisture in this season, exfoliating it is a good way to keep it looking great. Papaya is considered a wonderful wholesome fruit as it meets with some of our most essential vitamins, minerals and protein needs. Both ripe and raw papaya can be used to rejuvenate the skin. Ripe […]

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HLB Specialties moves from one growing season to the next for year-round supplies

Publication date: December 19, 2012

Homero Levy De Barros, president and chief executive officer of HLB Specialties LLC in Pompano Beach, FL, told The Produce News that the company is currently importing large and small papayas, mangos and limes. “The rambutan season just wrapped up and will start again in March or April,” Mr. De Barros said. “We’re also moving avocados from […]

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HLB Specialties expands offerings

Publication date: December 14, 2012

HLB Specialties LLC added mangoes, avocados and rambutan to its lineup all within the past year, intent on repeating a strategy it developed during 20 years of marketing papayas. For Homero Levy de Barros, president and chief executive officer of Pompano Beach, Fla.-based HLB Specialties, shepherding fruit through the supply chain is comparable to minding […]

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Papaya volumes on the rise

Publication date: December 14, 2012

HLB Specialties LLC, Pompano Beach, Fla., offers formosa papayas out of Guatemala and Mexico, plus the smaller goldens out of Brazil. “The golden has been tight year round,” said Homero Levy de Barros, president. “There has been a lot of unexpected rain in Brazil. It will continue to be tight until February. The larger papayas […]

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