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Crucial Factors for Sourcing Tropical Fruits

Tropical fruits originate from regions with tropical climate environment. But tropical fruit does not mean that the fruit is limited to the region, as some farmers from warm temperate regions may grow them, just like subtropical fruits are occasionally grown in tropical regions. Tropical fruits are very sensitive to the temperature of cold and frost. Varies in different shapes, sizes, and flavors, bright colors, and fragrances, which are the reasons for attracting other factors.

Tropical fruits are important to businesses in many developing countries. It aims to attract business in the highly competitive tropical regions and create job opportunities to increase foreign income and develop a global supply market for them. Tropical fruits are very delicious with tangy and sweet flavours and usually have high level of water content. It benefits to the human health, including minerals, vitamins, fiber, antioxidants, and carbohydrates in some cases, that nourishes the body. Tropical fruits are also beneficial to the digestive tract, skin, and hair.


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Koh Ying Haw, DPSM
Koh Ying Haw has substantive years of experience in the fruit wholesale distribution, and specifically in the specialized field of warehouse operation and customer service. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). Ying Haw completed the Diploma in Procurement and Supply Management (DPSM) on December 2020 at SIPMM Institute.
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