NEW iTi TROPICALS YOUTUBE CHANNEL-GREAT SOURCE FOR INFORMATION ON EXOTIC TROPICAL FRUITS
Lawrenceville, N.J. (July 15, 2013) – iTi Tropicals has launched a YouTube channel for food product developers that contains lively and informative videos-providing an in-depth look at some of the on-trend and timely issues regarding popular tropical fruits being used in various food and beverage formulations and applications.
“Our new YouTube channel allows us to share our worldwide knowledge on exotic tropical fruits with our customers and industry friends,” said Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals. Some of the new videos on the iTi Tropicals YouTube channel are:
- Guava – The Video: an overview of the Chiveria guava fruit that begins on the largest plantation in Ecuador-showing details of the sustainable farming and harvesting practices behind this premium fruit. The video also includes information on processing, production and packaging of the Chiveria guava in convenient forms like purees, concentrates and essences favored by product developers for various food and beverage applications.
- Foodnews Juice Asia Address on Coconut Water Product Purity and Sustainability: a video of Van Mannen’s speech to the May 2013 symposium in Bangkok, Thailand, covers current coconut water trends including issues of ethical sourcing, sustainability and authenticity.
- Red Dragon Fruit Plantation in Thailand: a video showing what a red dragon fruit plantation looks like.
- Coconut Water and Coconut Meat: a lab demonstration showing how to utilize coconut meat for coconut water applications.
“We plan to introduce new videos regularly featuring information on the variety of exotic tropical fruits available to product developers from around the world,” said van Manen. “We hope our customers and friends will visit our YouTube channel often to see our latest offerings.”
The iTi Tropicals YouTube channel is available athttp://www.youtube.com/user/iTitropicalsInc.
About iTi Tropicals
iTi Tropicals Inc., a leader in the exotic tropical fruit product category, is an independent company headquartered in Lawrenceville, N.J. In operation since 1988, iTi Tropicals has become a leading U.S. supplier of processed exotic tropical fruits and maintains an extensive inventory of both frozen and aseptically packed tropical and exotic fruit purees, juices and concentrates. Their sole business is importing high-quality tropical and exotic fruit purees and concentrates from manufacturers worldwide who meet their quality standard for tropical and exotic fruits. Their products include coconut water and cream, banana, guava, papaya, mango, passion fruit, açaí, acerola, mangosteen, tamarind and dragon fruit.