The Tropifruit (UK) headquarters based near the Thames Gateway, Essex incorporates:
32,000sqft of produce
13 ripening rooms with a total ripening capacity of 332 pallets
Transport produce to
customers in UK and Europe
Tropifruit is a long established, specialist importer and distributor of Afro-Carribean fruit and vegetables.
We serve a diverse ethnic market through our customers including stores, market traders, independent retailers, caterers, restaurants and other food service businesses.
Our global supply chain includes a number of high quality growers and our own produce farms located in the Dominican Republic and North Africa.
ARE YOU A GROWER LOOKING FOR UK DISTRIBUTION OR STORAGE
We are always seeking new supplier partnerships and welcome enquiries from growers globally.
TROPIFRUIT OFFERS NEXT-GENERATION RIPENING CONTROL
Tropifruit ripening rooms benefit from integration with the advanced SmartHarvest Ripening Control System (RCS). This highly innovative yet highly proven solution sets new industry standards for ripening precision and cost control.
We believe the Smart Harvest RCS is the best ripening management system available today. It enables us to optimise the quality of all types of produce whilst reducing the overall costs of the ripening process which means we can be even more competitive in our pricing to our customers.
FROM EAST END LONDON TO THE EAST CARIBBEAN
From early days based in London’s heart of the ‘fruit and veg’ industry, Tropifruit has grown to become a global importer and distributor with a solid reputation for quality, value and reliability. Here are some of the milestones in our four decade history that’s just the beginning…
Alan Garratt trading ethnic produce form a 1500sqft warehouse in sheppards bush serving local high street shops.
Expanded operations to Old Spittlefield market were they served from four stands.
Moved to the New Spittle Field Market.
Expanded within New spittlefield market purchasing a large stand with 4 ripening rooms. Also moved to a larger warehouse in Stratford for riepjing and distribution.
Moved distribution centre to large 32,000sqft warehouse in Purfleet extending the product range and serving more to Europe.