Carolina Berry Group

Berry Excellence

Carolina Berry Group (CBG) who joined NARBA in 2023, was founded in 2020 and provides quality fresh fruit from all four berry categories grown in southeastern North Carolina to customers on the east coast. The CBG seeks to provide excellence in packing and marketing services to local, regional and international growers. CBG consists of four companies including, Portside Solutions, Carolina Blueberry Group, Berry Express, and Southern Belle Organics.

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Pictured: Vince Ferrante and son, Michael, image courtesy of Vince Ferrante

experienced management

Carolina Berry Group’s management team includes Brick Rooks, President & CEO, Vince Ferrante, Executive Vice President, Debbie Weathers, Business Operations Manager, Matt Bockover, Farm Operations and Blake Stevens, Farm Operations.

sustainable agriculture

Carolina Berry Group’s products include organic blueberries and conventional blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries.

CBG offers a large variety of services to the berry industry including packing, repacking, bulk repacking, cross-docking, quality control inspections, IQF, marketing, storage, logistics and will soon offer cold treatment and fumigation services.

Image courtesy of Carolina Berry Group

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