Monthly Archives: August 2011

SlimCado testimonial

I LOVED My SlimCado……and at Fred Meyer (Kroger) where I purchased it I felt it was ounce for ounce a better deal than the Haas Avocado’s.  Many of them come from Mexico or Chile and I always prefer to buy USA … Continue reading


Five Ways to Maximize Fall Avocado Sales

Excerpts from a 8/11 Produce Business article by Bob Johnson Avocados are one of the fastest-growing items in the produce department, as more consumers are becoming aware of this fruit’s many uses. The entire avocado category continues to ride taste … Continue reading


Hurricane Irene could harm south Florida avocados

Excerpts from a 08/25/2011 online article by Doug Ohlemeier As Hurricane Irene churns toward the Mid-Atlantic coast, threatening North Carolina and the Delmarva region, some south Florida growers fear its winds. Even as Irene is expected to pass 150 miles east … Continue reading


Food Safety Update

Brooks Tropicals grows, harvests, packs, and imports 100 percent of Caribbean Red® papayas. Our papayas are grown in the Central American country of Belize. The Caribbean Red papaya label is not placed on fruit grown or packed by any other … Continue reading


New look and software platform for Brooks Tropicals in the News

Not only is this blog (Brooks Tropicals in the News is a blog) updated to reflect the new website, but this blog has been migrated over to WordPress blog software hosted on our web site. That’s important for three reasons: … Continue reading