Monthly Archives: September 2010

Papaya supplies recover from cold-caused shortages

Excerpts from an article in the 9/16/10 The Packer by Doug Ohlemeier Stung by unexpected colder weather, papaya volume declined considerably during the spring and early summer. In early August, grower-shippers say volume has been returning to normal. In Belize, … Continue reading


Brooks’ ships papayas in redesigned box

Excerpt from an article in the 9/16/10 The Packer by Doug Ohlemeier Brooks Tropicals Inc., Homestead, Fla., has switched to shipping its Caribbean red papayas in a new type of box. Since January, Brooks has been increasing the packing of … Continue reading


September is Papaya month

So says the German chocolate company chocri (they spell it lower case), and who are we to argue! If you go to the chocri website you can customize your own chocolate bar. Choose a base chocolate (white, dark or milk … Continue reading


New tradeshow banners

Brooks Tropicals goes to several tradeshows and travels to a number of food shows during the year. Sometimes the space we’re given at these different shows won’t allow our large PMA booth nor our mid-sized booth. That’s where these banners … Continue reading