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Avocado

About Us
Northport + Frozavo

Northport International is a leader in the global food trade, specializing in the culinary exchange between Mexico, the United States and Canada.

 

Our partnership with Frozavo S.A. de C.V., a premier avocado pulp and frozen guacamole manufacturer in, Michoacán, is central to our mission.

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Capabilities and Advancements:

  • Workforce and Facilities: We boast a team of 190 dedicated employees, operating two production lines, four packaging machines, and two High-Pressure Processing (HPP) machines within a sprawling 120,000 ft² facility, of which 40% is available for expansion.

  • Production and Storage Capacity: We have an impressive installed capacity to produce 55,000 pounds per day, with storage capacity exceeding 700,000 pounds.

  • Innovation in Safety: Since 2013, Frozavo has employed HPP technology, enhancing the safety of all products. The addition of the latest HPP machine in 2018 increased their capacity to pressurize over 60,000 lb per day.

Benefits of HPP Technology in Frozavo's Operations:

  • Ensures destruction of pathogens like Listeria and Salmonella, enhancing food safety and export market accessibility.

  • Increases product shelf-life, reducing returns and optimizing production and logistics.

  • Drastically reduces spoilage-causing bacteria, ensuring superior product quality throughout its lifespan.

  • Retains the fresh characteristics of the avocado, preserving sensory and nutritional properties.

  • Minimizes or eliminates the need for preservatives, supporting a “natural” product positioning.

  • Environmentally friendly, requiring only water (which is recycled) and electricity.

Frozavo’s Market Reach:

  • Our sales composition includes a significant 70% in exports, reaching markets in the USA, China, and Europe.

Advantages of Frozavo’s Avocado Pulp and Guacamole:

  • Two-year shelf life when frozen.

  • Made from 100% Mexican Hass avocados.

  • Ready-to-eat, with no waste or labor involved.

  • Processed using HPP, guaranteeing safety and quality.

  • Requires less storage space.

  • Handcrafted and available year-round.

  • Certifications include SQF, AIB, Kosher, and FDA registration.

Frozavo's Product Range:

  • Wholesale (Food Service): Ideal for hotels, restaurants, and large consumers, offering high oxygen barrier bags ranging from 250g to 2.5kg.

  • Retail (Self-Service): Catering to a rapidly growing market segment with packaging from 75g to 454g and multipacks.

  • Industrial: Their avocado pulp is also used as a primary ingredient for sauces, guacamoles, dehydration, and freeze-drying, available in high oxygen barrier bags from 5kg to 12 kg.

This comprehensive overview of Frozavo’s operations, combined with Northport International's expertise in import and distribution, showcases our robust capability to bring authentic Mexican flavors to the U.S. market. Our partnership epitomizes our commitment to quality, safety, and cultural exchange, redefining the standards in the global food trade.

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