Monthly Archives: November 2008

Brooks Tropicals’ chayote grower makes the front page

Alberto Bonilla, director of sales for Ujarras, Costa Rica-based B&C Exportadores, made the front page of this week’s The Packer. Alberto is show examining chayote at the company’s farm. The caption notes that during chayote’s peak season from November to … Continue reading


Digital marketing campaigns

Digital marketing campaigns (DMCs)are short-lived updates to our home page, online advertising, email signatures and header to our market updates. Basically anything our customer might click on or view via their computer. DMCs can be whimiscal or just plain thoughtful, … Continue reading


Greens with bacon and Florida avocado dressing

Article and recipe courtesy of the Centre Daily Times, State College, PA. Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008 Makes 8 servings plus 1 cup additional dressing We’re coming to the end of the season for Florida avocados. They’re still the major commercial … Continue reading


Two local newspapers feature recipes starring starfruit

Starfruit is getting a lot of press lately. Both the Miami Herald and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel have featured starfruit or carambola recipes for their pre-Thanksgiving editions. The first recipe makes a tropical switch. Instead of pineapple, bake a Carambola … Continue reading


Papaya Fights Wrinkles

Excerpts from an article at You really can fight wrinkles from the inside out. And there’s a fruit that can lead the charge. It’s papaya. What makes papaya so perfect? Easy. Vitamin C. Papaya has loads of it, and … Continue reading