About Us

OUR FOCUS

FROZEN FRUIT

FRESH FRUIT

Organic Blueberries Field

We are marketers in the US of fresh and frozen produce. 


We value products that are Sustainable and Responsibly grown, that have a positive impact on the communities and the planet. 


We source and grow our own organic products in South America on our more than 300 acres of operated Blueberries farms in Argentina, that result in an annual production of more than 1 million pounds . 


FRESH FRUIT

FROZEN FRUIT

FRESH FRUIT

Blueberries

BLUEBERRIES: Organic and Conventional

LEMONS: Conventional


FROZEN FRUIT

FROZEN FRUIT

FROZEN FRUIT

Frozen Organic Blueberries

 BLUEBERRIES: Organic and Conventional

STRAWBERRIES: Organic and Conventional

POMEGRANATES: Conventional

LEMON SLICES. Conventional

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Supporting our schools

Supporting our community

Supporting our community

Social responsiblility

KB was chosen by the local community of El Molino, Tucuman, Argentina, to be the "Sponsor" of the new kindergarden

Supporting our community

Supporting our community

Supporting our community

KB Blueberries Team

Our team is diverse and inclusive, having a strong component of workers from the communities where we operate

Diversity

Supporting our community

Diversity

Diversity

Dolores Romero, manager in KB Argentina, was awarded the prize of "Business Woman of the Year 2018" for all her achievements in developing our communities

FAIR TRADE PUBLIC SUMMARY

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Fair Trade Program Summary

KB Specialties partners with Kingberry S.A., in Argentina on the Fair for Life – Fair Trade program. 


Founded in 2005, Kingberry SA (KB), was established in Tucumán to develop the production and processing of fresh and frozen blueberries for domestic and export markets. Currently, KB sells fruit of approximately 120 hectares of blueberries located in the area of the pedemonte of Tucumán. The administrative offices are located in El Molino (Chicligasta, Tucumán) and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires).


Kingberry S.A. manages 4 fields:

- BERRIES DEL NOA 2005, farm and packing plant, in El Molino, Chicligasta.

- BERRIES DEL NOA 2007, farm, in El Molino, Chicligasta.

- BERRIES DEL ACONQUIJA S.A farm and packing plant in Soldado Maldonado-Monteros.

- FINCA COCHAMOLLES, production and packaging in Los Cochamolles - Chicligasta.

The company also built a frozen plant in 2013, located in Soldado Maldonado-Monteros.


KB group has a total of 25 permanent workers and an average of 1000 temporary workers during the campaign months between September, October and November. The main activities are cultivation, harvesting, manual pruning, irrigation.


As of 2008, our company certifies with Fair Trade and with the Funds obtained, the workers made investments and improvements of different types in their community, such as creation of childcare for their children, purchase of medicines and wheelchairs, purchase of materials of construction and improvement of housing for the workers themselves, installation of pipes for drinking water supply network for communities in the area, purchase of computer supplies and implementation of internet network coverage, creation and improvements in football clubs, provision of Cooking and teaching elements for schools in the area. A percentage of the fair trade fund is also allocated for the purchase of non-perishable food for group workers. The decision process to carry out all these activities is carried out by assemblies meeting with their due representatives and majority vote.


KB aims to continuously improve its performance in relation to respect and care for the environment and the working conditions of its workers..

Our Differentiation

We are an integrated company from the crop to the retailer, having full control of the process and Food Safety, securing the availability of the products, reducing risk for out clients. 

We grow Organic Blueberries and Strawberries in Tucuman, Argentina and we have strategic alliances with growers from South America. 

Certifications

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