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Your Global Fruit Ingredients Partner

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Headache Remover.

Food Partners is a global fruit ingredient agent specializing in superior one-on-one customer service and seamless end-to-end logistics coordination.

From sourcing hard-to-find ingredients to ensuring your shipment makes it off the dock and into your warehouse as quickly as possible, we strive to do whatever it takes to give our clients a competitive edge in an aggressive and ever-evolving marketplace. Premium products, highly-personalized service and long-term relationships make up our foundation. Acting as an expert and agile extension of your business defines our own.

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Pre-Order

From procurement to order coordination, rely on our expertise to arrange an ingredient solution tailored to your specific needs.

  • Production & Procurement Planning Systems: Creating a multi-faceted ingredient plan designed just for you.
  • Price Discovery: Providing deep knowledge of current market valuations and trends.
  • Credit Research: Facilitating transaction integrity.
  • Market Data: Keeping you informed with crop reports and industry data.

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Order

We’ll organize, place and track your order from start to finish for seamless logistical coordination.

Electronic Workflow Management

  • Order Placement: Managing long-term contracts as well as spot-sales.
  • Shipment Summary Review: Monitoring every transaction to ensure total order fulfillment.
  • Contract and Balance Review: Maintaining the terms of your contract to keep both parties accountable.

Logistics Support

  • Shipment Scheduling: Coordinating delivery for individual shipments within your long-term contract.
  • Delivery Monitoring: Making sure shipments make it off the dock and into your warehouse every time.

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Post-Order

Our strict attention to detail and ongoing support means you’ll enjoy smooth transactions every time.

  • Warehouse Management: Ensuring all orders reconcile between the shipper, the warehouse and our client.
  • Electronic Payments: Facilitating your payments via wire, ACH or another preferred method.
  • Customized Support Services: Adapting our process to fit your needs when unique situations arise.

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Our Approach

There’s a reason why our logo is a handshake instead of a juicy orange segment or a perfectly waxed apple.

Our business stems from a number of great partnerships with our producer-clients and our customer-clients—the kind built on commitment, integrity and trust. The Food Partner’s handshake is an embodiment of those relationships, representing our philosophy of bringing you unparalleled, one-on-one service that’s innovative from start to finish.

We’re passionate about your business and take special care to gain a deep understanding of your unique needs. From ingredient sourcers to consultants to supply chain managers, we are whatever our clients need us to be.

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Webb Tanner

President
webb@foodpartners.net

Deanna Rhodes-Tanner

Vice-President
deanna@foodpartners.net

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Corporate Social Responsibility

This statement outlines Food Partners’ commitment to achieve strong corporate social responsibility results for itself and its partners in an effort to drive positive change and support sustainable economic development across the supply chain.

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The values practiced by Food Partners are shared by the United Nations Global Compact Food and Agriculture Business Principles as well as the European Fruit Juice Association (AIJN).

  • Economic
    • Honor free competition and engage in fair, transparent transactions.
    • Ensure economic viability and create shared value for all supply chain stakeholders, from farmers to consumers.
    • Promote the growth of the surrounding business community and the revitalization of our downtown.
  • Ethical
    • Respect human rights without discrimination.
    • Be an equal opportunity employer.
    • Foster a positive work environment by offering wellness programs that increase mindfulness and reduce workplace stress.
    • Practice environmental responsibility. Minimize our carbon footprint by exclusively using recycled materials and soy-based inks, reducing our reliance on paper and recycling all shipping materials, paper, plastic and glass products.
  • Legal
    • Observe and obey the relevant laws of every country with which we conduct business.
    • Encourage good governance and accountability.
    • Maintain quality of service and information, including the appropriate disclosure of company information.
  • Philanthropic
    • Support cultural interests and nonprofit organizations within the community in which we operate. Food Partners is active in the Polk Museum of Art, Ridge Art Association, Symphony Guild of Winter Haven, Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition and the Citrus Center Boys and Girls Clubs, among others.

Yes, We Have That.

Juice, oils, pulp cells, aromas, essences—whatever you’re looking for, we have the knowledge and expertise to source it for you.

Strategically located in one of the world’s richest citrus-growing regions, you’ll find few other agents with the depth of experience and industry expertise that Food Partners can offer. Although citrus is our specialty, we also offer a diverse array of superior juice and fruit ingredients, including organics. If you don’t see the particular ingredient you’re seeking below, we’ll work hard to find it for you.

Download our Ingredients List as a PDF

Acai

brix 1 - 3

acidity 0.5

ph 4.0 - 4.5

color deep red purple

Acerola

brix 6 - 8

acidity 0.8 - 1.6

ph 3.30 - 3.55

color orange red

Apple

brix 70

acidity 1.0+

ph 3.3 - 4.2

color 40+

Apricot

brix 32

acidity 0.7 - 3.50

ph 3.2 - 4.3

color 32 - 44

Aronia

brix 65

acidity 2.0 - 4.0

ph 3.0 - 4.1

color Dark Red

Banana

brix 21 - 24

acidity 0.3 - 0.6

ph 4.3 - 4.5

color cream

Blackberry

brix 65

acidity 2.0 - 6.0

ph 3.0 - 4.0

color dark purple

Black Currant

brix 65

acidity 15 - 20

ph 2.2 - 3.0

color deep red

Blueberry

brix 65

acidity 2.5 - 8.0

ph 3.7 - 4.0

color dark purple

Cherry

brix 68

acidity 2.8 - 3.8

ph 3.7 - 4.0

color red/purple

Cranberry

brix 50

acidity 9.0 - 15.0

ph 1.9 - 3.9

color red

Grape

brix 68

acidity 0.8 - 2.8

ph 2.9 - 3.7

color typical per variety

Grapefruit

brix 58 - 65

ratio 9+

color typical per variety

Guanabana

brix 14 - 16

acidity 0.8 - 2.8

ph 3.6 - 4.0

color 60+

Guava

brix 7 - 9

acidity 0.35 - 0.80

ph 3.6 - 4.3

color pink

Kiwi

brix 65

acidity 4.5 - 8.0

ph 2.9 - 3.6

color 40 - 60

Lemon

brix 44 - 58

acidity 400gpl

ph 2.1 - 3.9

color typical

Lime

brix 36 - 60

acidity 400gpl

ph 2.1 - 3.9

color typical

Lychee

brix 29

ph 4.3

acidity .6 - 1

Mandarin

brix 58 - 65

ratio 12 - 20

color reasonably uniform

Mango

brix 27 - 29

acidity 0.4 - 0.9

ph 3.4 - 4.5

color yellow-orange

Orange

brix 64 - 66

acidity 15 - 20

color 37+ usda

Passion Fruit

brix 49 - 51

acidity 10 - 16

ph 2.6 - 3.3

color yellow-orange

Peach

brix 30 - 32

acidity 0.80 - 1.70

ph 3.6 - 4.0

color 47+

Pear

brix 70

acidity 1.5 - 2.5

ph 2.6 - 3.5

color clear

Pineapple

brix 60 - 72

acidity 2.0 - 4.0

ph 3.2 - 4.5

color light yellow

Plum

brix 65

acidity 5 - 10

ph 2.8 - 3.6

color typical

Pomegranate

brix 65

acidity 2.0 - 6.5

ph 2.4 - 3.8

color Bright Dark Red

Prune

brix 70

acidity 1.60 - 1.72

ph 3.5 - 4.2

Purple Carrot

brix 39.2 - 41.5

acidity 0.7 - 2.3

ph 4.5 - 5.5

color purple

Raspberry

brix 65

acidity 6.5 - 11.5

ph 2.8 - 3.7

color deep red to purple

Strawberry

brix 65

acidity 4.5 - 7.5

ph 3.0 - 4.0

color clear and bright red

Tangerine

brix 60 - 65

acidity 12 - 20

color 40+ usda

Tomato

brix 23.5 - 24.2

ph 4.0 - 4.5

color Red

Watermelon

brix 65

acidity 1.5 - 3.0

ph 3.5 - 4.25

color red orange

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General Inquiries

Post Office Box 1478
Winter Haven, FL 33882

(863) 298-8771
info@foodpartners.net

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