Monthly Archives: September 2011

SlimCado testimonial

Thank you for bringing beautiful Florida avacados to my Fred Myers store in Shelton, Washington. Jon


59% of all fall and winter avocados purchased for football parties

According to Cooper Roberts Research. Excerpts from the 2011-2012 Fresh Food handbook published by Grocery Headquarters. Double-digit increases in annual consumption shows consumers are experimenting beyond guacamole.  Avocados at breakfast is the newest trends, replacing butter, mayonnaise and other spreads, … Continue reading


Refuses to buy anything but Caribbean Red papayas

Customer testimonial originally sent to the grocery store chain she shops. The grocery store forwarded the email to us. Your grocery stores were importing Maradol large papayas from Mexico, which I tried several times and found totally tasteless. Having lived … Continue reading


New mobile web pages

Brooks Tropicals now has web pages specifically designed for mobile devices. You can access these pages either by typing in your browser window  or Or, if you have a QR code reader on your mobile device (Red Laser … Continue reading


Papayas gain traction in U.S.

Excerpts from a 9/5/11 article by Jim Offner in The Packer. Papayas may not have gotten the attention mangoes have attracted, but the fruit is gaining popularity and sales continue to increase. Papayas are the latest in a series of … Continue reading