For our retailers and wholesalers

Starfruit from Florida

Ethylene Production & Sensitivity: Low

Shelf Life: One week depending on temperature and humidity. Once ripe, it should be eaten within two to three days.

Brooks Availability: July – April

Brooks Origin: Florida

Storage Temperature: 48° – 55°F

Storage Humidity: 88%-90%

Displays yes, Read-to-go a must

    Adding a couple of slice to any fruit salad in the grab-n-go area will boost sales. Make sure the star slices are viewable in the container.
    Starfruit deserves a place in any lunchbox, snack or salad displays. Signage should be fun, “put a star on top” for the lunchbox or salad displays.
    To stock, point tips outward so the star’s shape is readily apparent.

StarPac

Design Advantages
  • Prevents bruising during transport & customer handling
  • Stacks easily, allowing for organized displays
  • Reduces shrinkage by controlling humidity
  • Tracks and scans more easily with UPC coding
  • Enhances ripening

Show what the consumer needs to know (in priority order)

  1. Starfruit turns into a star with a slice.
  2. If you have kidney problems, check with your doctor before eating starfruit.
  3. When green, starfruit is tart. As it yellows, it sweetens. Browning on the edges is natural. You can trim using a veggie peeler.
  4. It has a sweet and tangy flavor that’s very refreshing.
  5. With edible skin, it can be eaten like an apple.
  6. Perfect for tossing into salads, juicing for drinks and adding to dishes – side, entree or dessert.

Starfruit

GTIN: 00081679006005

PLU: 4256

Case counts: 16, 20, 25, 30

Net box weight: varies

Pallet count: 126

 

StarPac

GTIN: 00081679782770

PLU: n/a

Case counts: 10 – 2 ct. clamshells

Net box weight: 6 oz. per clamshell

Pallet count: 126