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MEET THE INGREDIENTS SALES & SUPPORT TEAM

Our talented team at Brothers International is constantly searching the globe for manufacturers who meet our high tropical and exotic fruit standards. Our fruit ingredients are added into our inventory only after each has been sampled and approved by our staff of experts, in addition to numerous plant visits and a full review and approval of required technical documentation. 

Our team members utilize their profound skills and varied backgrounds to work together, importing only the finest ingredients from premium tropical fruit puree and fruit juice concentrate manufacturers to a network of warehouses throughout the United States.

Michael DeLaurentis
VP, Ingredients Division

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Favorite fruit:
Passion fruit, because I’m a passionate guy!

Carl Leonardi
Sales Manager

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Favorite fruit:
Grapes – On average one acre of grapes can produce around 15,000 glasses of wine

Kevin Burt
Sales Manager

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Favorite fruit:
Pineapple due to their sweet and delicious taste and overall classic look

Anthony Palmiere
Sales Representative

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Favorite fruit:
Pineapple due to the sweetness, color and refreshing taste!

Yvette Blew
Operations Manager

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Favorite fruit:
Pineapple; It’s deliciously sweet & loaded with nutrition & antioxidants.

Meletzy Baity-Medina
International Logistics Coordinator

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Favorite fruit:
My favorite fruit is passion fruit because its very pleasant, sweet and slightly tart.

Rennie Hinog
Domestic Logistics Coordinator

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Favorite fruit:

Coconut is my favorite . There are so many good things about coconut. Example :  

1.  Young Coconut Water is very  refreshing to drink.

2. Young Coconut Meat is very delicious to eat.

3. Coconut Milk  Extract can be used as an Ingredient for cooking or baking.

4. Coconut Wine aka TUBA 

– Simply Awesome!

Michelle Messineo
Supply Chain Assistant

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Favorite fruit:

Blackberry, it pairs beautifully with chocolate ganache.