Monthly Archives: January 2010

Heading up our papaya field operations, Henry Warrington

Henry comes to Brooks Tropicals with a background in large-scale farming in the citrus industry. Henry has managed farms in South Africa, Brazil, Mexico and California. Henry’s pragmatic approach to farming has brought more efficiency to our overall papaya program. … Continue reading

 

Director of Papaya Sales

In the sales office, we have a new Caribbean Red Papaya Director of Sales, Richard Mancini who comes to us with a great deal of retail experience as District Sales Manager for a regional distributor. “I’ve been reaching for Caribbean … Continue reading

 

Our R&D Manager for Fruta Bomba

Victor Salguero is our manager in our research and development efforts in Belize. His 12 person team and laboratory have been essential in developing more efficient agricultural practices for our papayas. Victor also works closely with Armando Monterroso who is … Continue reading

 

Little freeze damage at Brooks Tropicals

Excerpt from an article Freeze Damage goes into South Florida in the Produce News by Christina DiMartino on 01/22/2010 Some fruit and vegetable producers in subtropical Florida, which extends from the northern edge of Lake Okeechobee south through the Florida … Continue reading

 

Hy-Vee announces new foods in supermarket

Excerpts from an article by Beth Freehill in the 1/20/10 Clinton Herald (Iowa) Hy-Vee is providing customers new foods that combine health and good taste. Fiber, protein, probiotics and omega-3 fats are the latest health trends that have influenced a … Continue reading