The FruitGuys buys the best produce we can find from small and local farms whenever possible. Our regional hubs across the country allow us to create local networks of farms and produce wholesalers so that we can deliver produce that is grown as local as possible.
The farms that participate in our Farm Direct program meet our quality standards for unique produce and environmental stewardship. Our goal is to bring in produce as soon as it is harvested and send it out to you.
Based on your recurring orders, we source our weekly or daily deliveries of apples, pears, citrus, bananas, stone fruit, berries, and specialty fruits. After our 3-step inspection and packing, we deliver it directly to you. The main goal of our farm-direct program is to deliver fresh, seasonal produce to our customers as soon after harvesting as possible. In some cases, this may be only 1–3 days from the field or orchard. Bananas, which come from Mexico and Central America, are not part of our seasonal produce program. They arrive green and are ripened until they are yellow with green tips, which we consider the perfect stage for delivery.
Our premium Harvest mixes (both organic and conventional) tend to highlight what’s in season: this means that in winter you’ll see more citrus; in fall, lots of pears and apples; and in summer, stone fruit and berries. Throughout the year, we try to keep our Harvest mixes interesting by adding unique seasonal fruits such as kiwi berries, persimmons, passion fruit, and figs.
We value transparency and consumer education at every step of the way. To find out exactly what a piece of fruit in your box is, and where it was grown, visit our ““This Weeks Mixes” page” and click on your region to see the mix in your box. (Your box type is listed on the shipping label on the outside of your delivery box.)
If you ever have a question about your fruit or the farm it came from, don’t hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-FRUIT-ME. Your 100% satisfaction is our goal.
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