Monthly Archives: July 2011

Avolele – the avocado ukulele

The ukulele is $400. No papaya uke is available yet.


West coast papaya sightings

On a recent trip to Southern California, Felix Vicente our director of IT had a couple of ‘papaya’ spottings.  In Irvine, there’s the upscale Papaya restaurant. At Capital Seafood, they’re making shrimp with papaya sauce.


Avocado Season Reaps Bountiful Harvest

Our President and owner, Pal Brooks was interviewed for Channel 6 which is the NBC affiliate in Miami. The segment was aired 7/22/11. To view the segment, click here.


Florida bringing bumper avocado crop

Except from a 07/25/2011 The Packer article by Doug Ohlemeier Courtesy Brooks Tropicals Workers grade green-skinned avocados at Brooks Tropicals Inc., Homestead, Fla., in late July. Shippers say retailers should expect larger fruit volume and a bigger peak promotion window which … Continue reading


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