Monthly Archives: August 2007

More Photos from Belize

Brooks Tropicals’ ninety member clean-up crew went into the papaya fields to clear debris, prune and reset toppled trees. Field damage varied greatly between fields and within fields.


Photos from Belize

Photos from Belize are showing little damage overall to Brooks Tropicals’ infrastructure. Meanwhile field footage is showing that younger fields and fields further south sustained much less damage. This shed’s roof is off, but the main roof is mostly intact. … Continue reading


Press Release: Papaya Operations Poised to Come Back Strong and Fast

Press Release, August 29, 2007“Six months,” said Craig Wheeling CEO of Brooks Tropicals, “that’s how long it should take to get back up to normal levels of papaya production. In fact, 2008 will set new heights in papaya production for … Continue reading


Introducing the SlimCado Chefs’ Corner

The new SlimCado Avocado Chefs’ Corner is up and running. The popular Chefs’ Corner on the Brooks Tropicals’ website has been enhanced with an entire section on SlimCado avocados. For culinary professionals or recreational chefs – those who take cooking … Continue reading


Marketing Low-fat SlimCado Lite

Excerpts from The Packer, August 20, 2007 by Pamela Riemenschneider Homestead, Fla.-based Brooks Tropicals is pushing its SlimCado avocado hard this year. “We’re having a great year for SlimCados,” said Mary Ostlund, director of marketing. Brooks Tropicals, which grows and … Continue reading