Los Angeles Business Journal

Shipping Fresh Produce Overseas a Growing LAX Business

Monday, January 21, 2013

For companies shipping West Coast fruits and vegetables by air to high-end supermarkets and restaurants in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, one rule supersedes all others: Never break the cold chain. The Los Angeles Daily News reports that while produce by air is mostly a niche business, for major international airlines operating out of Los Angeles, it's fast becoming is a key business, especially in the spring and summer.