Old School Expertise & Modern Technology, All in One Place
JVI brings 30-plus years of experience in post-harvest ripening to the table. Our nimble ripening team puts in overtime moving tens of thousands of cases through our facility each month. With a focus on non-traditional fruit ripening, including mangos and papayas, we offer unique expertise and value-added products that can make a big impact downstream.
We condition avocados, mangos, plantains, bananas, and papayas to meet your exact color, pressure, and brix specifications year-round.
For Food Service Operators
In a restaurant or cafeteria kitchen, ripeness can be the difference between success and disaster. Under-ripe product can affect menus and margins, and impact the dining experience. Offer chefs the range of pre-conditioned SKUs and the consistency they need to execute effective planning, place accurate orders, and create flawless dishes.
For Processors & Fresh Cut Programs
Don’t let sour mangos or stubborn avocados affect your manufacturing schedule. With fruit delivered to your exact color, pressure, and brix specifications, you’ll be empowered to increase efficiency in processing and improve the quality and consistency of your end products.
Pre-conditioned fruit merchandised as “Ready-to-Cut” alongside hard SKUs gives you the power to please consumers with a range of buying behaviors – consistently, every day. Become a reliable resource for families on their weekly shop and drop-ins looking for dinner tonight.
THE JVI DIFFERENCE
The Latest Technology
Our ripening rooms feature state-of-the-art ethylene, humidity, and temperature controls. Monitored 24 hours a day, your fruit is truly taken care of.
A Team That Knows Fruit
No amount of technology can replace experience. Our expert staff navigates complex fluctuations in ripening behavior as fruit moves through seasons and growing regions to ensure you get exactly what you need.
Your Product, Our Conditioning
You provide the fruit, we provide the ethylene. Deliver a pallet or a load, tell us when you expect the fruit to be cut, and we will pre-condition your product to match that timeline. We monitor seasonal fluctuations to ensure your fruit will be ready to cut on your schedule.
Sourcing the finest fruits
Unable to bring product to us? Our experienced JVI Wholesale team can match you with premium labels at their peak.
Central East Coast Location
Ripening in the backyard of Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, DC, we can deliver fruit hours after it’s reached your specifications to minimize post-ripening issues from transport temperature or delays.
Consistency & Reliability
We work around the clock, like you do. You can count on our team to deliver perfectly ripened fruit 24 hours a day, 6 days a week, 52 weeks a year.
Add Value beyond the banana category
Food Safety & Accountability You Can Trust
SQF Level II Certified
CCOF Certified Organic
A Blue Book Trading Member
A PACA Licensed Partner
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