Monthly Archives: August 2008

Expectations for the tropical fruit season

Excerpts from an article in the September – October 2008 edition of this Dade County Farm Bureau publication. Craig Wheeling, CEO at Brooks Tropicals, said that they are 32% ahead of last year on revenue paid to growers. “It’s hard … Continue reading


New Tropical Produce Factsheets

New factsheets are available on your favorite Brooks Tropicals’ produce. The new look and feel is a hit with retailers who have responded well to the bright tropical colors and new easy-to-read format. Twelve product factsheets have been posted on … Continue reading


SlimCado Avocado Factsheet is now available on line

Excerpt from an article in The Packer of 8/18/08by Pamela RienmenschneiderThe SlimCado avocado marketing campaign has been very successful for Homestead, Fla.-based Brooks Tropicals, LLC. “It gets across the whole idea of what makes this avocado different than a hass,” … Continue reading


Brooks Tropicals offers green-skin avocado varieties June through January

8/11/08 article in the Produce News – Global Avocado Marketing Section Brooks Tropicals LLC in Homestead, FL, grows, packs and markets an assortment of tropical produce – from papayas and starfruit to yams and yucca – from Florida, the Caribbean … Continue reading


StarPac launched for starfruit

excerpts from 7/28/08 article by Christina DiMartino With its starfruit program ramping up for the season, Homestead, FL-based Brooks Tropicals has introduced a new clamshell pack for the product that will improve shipping and merchandising. “The launch of our new … Continue reading