WHO ARE WE?
—AND WHAT DO WE DO?

Specialists in the sourcing of premium quality processed fruit products for the food and drinks industry since 1995. We serve worldwide food and beverage manufacturers searching for the highest quality product available for use in their products and recipes.

Consequently, Lotus Fruit Ingredients serves the full spectrum of industries in the food and beverage sector. The most noteworthy being:

    • Fruit-preparation manufacturers (yoghurt industry)
    • Juices, drinks and smoothie manufacturers
    • Bakery and ice cream industry
    • Food supplement sector
    • Premium food service sector

 

As a result of our 20 years experience in the food and drinks industry we are perfectly positioned to serve your needs. Due to our extensive knowledge of the markets we can find exactly what you are looking for. Furthermore we’ll use the most suitable supplier that offers the best quality at the best terms. For you!

We Love Exotic Fruits

 

    • Single strength juice (NFC)
    • Purees
    • Concentrates
    • Frozen fruit pieces (IQF)
    • Conventional or organic

 

Packed in drums, tankers, cartons or aseptic bag-in-box and delivered to your factory door!

THE FRUIT THAT WE SOURCE
—THE FACTS

We have built up a large portfolio of pre-eminent worldwide suppliers that process to the highest standards. Furthermore, minimum requirements are expected from the supplier base, such as HACCP, ISO and BRC certification. Consequently the majority of our suppliers exceed the industry norms. Hence they are certified with FSSC22000, Global GAP, SEDEX/EcoVardis certification in addition to SGF membership. Finally of course, they are also Halal and Kosher certified.

 Amongst the wide range of fruits that we can source these are our principal products:

Specialists in tropical fruit processed fruit
TROPICAL
Specialists in cranberry processed fruit
CRANBERRY
Specialists in citrus fruit processed fruit
CITRUS
Processed fruit products for the food and drinks industry: Pineapples

The plant is said to be indigenous to South America, it is now grown throughout the tropics. The 2 main varieties for processing are Smooth Cayenne, harvested in Southeast Asia and Africa, and MD2 from Central America (principally Costa
Rica). We are agents for Philpack GTL  based in the Philippines and can offer great quality Smooth Cayenne pineapple concentrate and pineapple crush.

ORIGIN

Indonesia
Philippines
Thailand
South Africa
Kenya
Costa Rica
India

VARIETY

Smooth Cayenne
MD2

FORM

Single strength Pineapple juice (NFC)
Pineapple Juice Concentrate
Clarified Pineapple Concentrate
Pineapple Puree
Pineapple IQF
Pineapple Crush

Processed fruit products for the food and drinks industry: Mangos

A sweet juicy stone fruit grown on the flowering plant genus Magnifera, it is native to South Asia where they have been cultivated for thousands of years. In addition the fruit is now found in most frost-free tropical and warmer sub-tropical climates.
Lotus Fruit Ingredients can source a hand-full of varieties from the thousands that are grown worldwide and is sales agent for Jain Farm Fresh, one of India’s largest mango processors.

ORIGIN

India
Colombia
Peru
Mexico
Ecuador

VARIETY

Alphonso
Chato de ICA
Kent
Kesar
Magdalena
Tommy Atkins
Totapuri

FORM

Mango Puree
Mango Concentrate
Clarified Mango Juice Concentrate
IQF Mango

Processed fruit products for the food and drinks industry: Bananas

Thought to have originated in Southeast Asia, this sweet soft fruit is popular both in puree and frozen form. The Cavendish variety is grown throughout the tropics, and Lotus Fruit Ingredients specializes in bananas of Indian and Central-American origin.

ORIGIN

India
Ecuador
Costa Rica

VARIETY

Cavendish

FORM

Banana Puree
Banana Puree Concentrate
Clarified Banana Juice Concentrate
IQF Banana

Processed fruit products for the food and drinks industry: Guava

Psidium guajava is found throughout South & Southeast Asia, Southern Africa, and Central & northern South America. Pink and white guava is typically pureed or half concentrated for blending with other fruit juices, but due to its high pectin content is a good ingredient for marmalades, jams and jellies..

ORIGIN

South Africa
India
Colombia

VARIETY

Pink
White

FORM

Pink Guava Puree
White Guava Puree
Guava Puree Concentrate
IQF Guava

Processed fruit products for the food and drinks industry: Passion Fruit

The Passiflora edulis vine is cultivated mainly in tropical and sub-tropical areas, and produces the passionfruit, a small sweet seedy fruit. The juice from the fruit is often added to other fruit juices to add aroma due to its strong taste. South America is the home of the passionfruit, from where we offer frozen and aseptic single strength pulp, both conventional and organic.

ORIGIN

Ecuador
Peru

VARIETY

Purple

FORM

Passionfruit Juice
Passionfruit Concentrate
IQF Passionfruit

Processed fruit products for the food and drinks industry: Cranberries

Vaccinium macrocarpum, one of several species within the subgenus Oxycoccus, it is found across northern North America, Canada and the eastern United States.
Cranberries as ingredients come in various forms: sweet dried cranberries for the bakery products, and single strength juice and concentrate for beverage manufacturers. We can offer a wonderful range of products from our principals Atoka Cranberries Inc, based in Manseau, Quebec, who we have been representing for a number of years..

ORIGIN

Canada

VARIETY

Stevens
Ben Lear
Pilgrim
Bergman
Demoranville
Gryglesky
Howe
Wilcox

FORM

Sweet Dried Cranberries
IQF Cranberries
Cranberry Juice (NFC)
Cranberry Juice Concentrate
Cranberry Oil
Cranberry Powder

Processed fruit products for the food and drinks industry: Lemons

The Citrus lemon originated from northeastern India and northern Burma before spreading to Europe in the 16thC via Italy. Like oranges, Europeans introduced lemons to the Americas, where Argentina is now the largest volume grower for processing (primarily lemon juice concentrate, and lemon oil).  We can offer wonderful lemon juice —both conventional and organic— from Sicily, and high quality concentrate—cloudy and clarified— from Argentina.

ORIGIN

Argentina
Sicily

VARIETY

Monachello
Femminello

FORM

Lemon Juice single strength (NFC)
Lemon Juice Concentrate Cloudy
Lemon Juice Concentrate Clear
Lemon Cells

Processed fruit products for the food and drinks industry: Oranges

Grown throughout the world in tropical and subtropical climates, the sweet orange (species Citrus x sinensis) as opposed to the bitter orange, is said to have originated in the borders of southern China, northeastern India, and southeastern Asia.  Spanish traders brought the fruit to South America in the 16thC, and now Brazil is the main source of processed orange (mainly Pera variety). We have great concentrate and orange cells from Brazil and premium Floridian single strength juice to offer.

ORIGIN

Brazil
Sicily

VARIETY

Pera
blood

FORM

Orange Juice single strength (NFC)
Orange Juice Concentrate
Orange Cells

WE OFFER ORGANIC!

Lotus Fruit Ingredients is an EcoCert certified importer of organic fruit purees, single strength (NFC) juices, concentrates and IQF from any origin.

PRINCIPAL SUPPLIERS

Lotus Fruit Ingredients is sales agent for the following key suppliers.

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LOTUS FRUIT INGREDIENTS
29 rue de l’Hermitage
33200 Bordeaux
France

Office : +33 1 85 08 52 63
Mobile :+33 6 22 91 04 40
patrick@lotusfruitingredients.com

Patrick Nehring