HHLA Frucht specialises in handling and storing all types of fruit. In addition to one of the world’s most modern refrigerated warehouses for handling bananas with a capacity of approximately 8,000 pallets, a further 18 refrigerated areas are available. They have a total capacity of almost 13,000 pallet spaces and their temperature can be set separately within a range of -2 to +14 degrees.
These facilities give Hamburg its renowned reputation as a fruit port. As well as its most important import – bananas from South America – HHLA Fruit also handles apples from New Zealand, citrus fruit and grapes from South Africa, pineapples from Costa Rica and potatoes from Israel and Egypt.