Monthly Archives: January 2011

Heat up sales with a tropical favorite: papaya

Excerpts from an article in the 1/11 Produce Retailer by Kristi Johnson Drawing consumers in during the cold winter months and creating a colorful tropical display are tried and true methods for merchandising at retail. “Play up papayas in the … Continue reading


Playing with papaya

Excerpts from an article in the 1/5/11 Ft Myers News-Press by Drew Sterwald Papayas are not all alike Papaya varieties can vary considerably in size, sweetness and scent. Some grow to pear shape, while others take more after oblong melons, … Continue reading


The skinny on fats

Avocados have monounsaturated fat, often called ‘good’ fat. But ‘good’ doesn’t necessarily mean eat as much as you want as the following article details. Excerpts from an article in the US World News and Report 12/10 By Katherine Hobson A … Continue reading