We deliver products that bring joy to people by elevating the quality of their recipes and connecting them to the real tropics. This process rewards farmers we work with who's goals and practices honor the preservation of our planet.
Meet the Founder
On a random day after the 2008 crisis, my mother in Costa Rica sent me a bottle of a puree mango made locally. She said with a Costa Rican excitement tone "está buenísimo!". I opened it and I was immediately brought back to my childhood eating small mangoes that fell off the tree in our front yard. I have been passionate about business since I can remember but these purees gave me focus. It has been an honor and an experience to know my fellow Costa Ricans better as business people, hard working and caring across the board. We are growing steadily and it is satisfying to hear how people enjoy our products in their cooking. Thank you for visiting and reading about us, if you have questions or suggestions please do not hesitate to e-mail us.
Today we’d like to introduce you to Mauricio Robleto.
Mauricio, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
I was born in San Jose, Costa Rica. I moved to the US in 1992 with my broken English and a heart thirsty for adventure. Most people know my country for its beauty, and for sure they should but there is the day to day life of folks making it in a small economy. It is for many...
We had the good fortune of connecting with Mauricio Robleto and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Mauricio, do you have a favorite quote or affirmation?
I recently read a quote from Walter Robb, former co-CEO of Whole Foods and goes like this, “The stores are canvas upon which we can paint our deeper purpose of bringing whole foods and greater health to the world” What that tells me in a very inspiring but also exciting way, is that once we commit and connect to a purpose...
About Us and Our Business
Jungle Pulp is a brand of Foods From The World, a Costa Rican owned company located in Los Angeles, CA, committed to bring forth leadership from responsible enterprises that envision a better planet and promote products that make a real difference. Purchasing Jungle Pulp products directly supports farmers, families and communities in the area. Costa Rican farmers are known for caring about their precious ecology and they follow strict local laws.
Jungle Pulp was initiated in the Los Angeles area in 2009 serving renowned businesses such as Tequila Bar Restaurant Javier’s and nationwide chain Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. Since then our food service and online presence is growing fast.
Foods From The World is resilient and keeps working with the government of Costa Rica in supporting more creative entrepreneurs with a business vision that is purposeful. For more information contact us at (310) 957-2030 and for bulk orders please call 1-800-972-0722.
"Creative and conscious capitalism can solve world's problems"
Mauricio A. Robleto, Founder Los Angeles, CA