Monthly Archives: May 2012

Brooks’ umbrella loaners

Here at Brooks Tropicals, there are times when you get caught in one building with your umbrella in your car or in another building. The umbrella loan system to the rescue! The idea is to borrow an umbrella as you … Continue reading


You may see Greg and Pal while shopping at Publix

Just over the display of Caribbean Red papayas, you’ll find a photo of our President and CEO in a papaya field. The sign says: The Brooks family has proudly grown tropical fruits and vegetables in Southern Florida and the Caribbean … Continue reading


Simple Math Guacamole

SlimCado avocados and Concord Foods’ Guacamole Mix are joining forces this summer with Publix for an in-store promotion called “Simple Math Guacamole.” You’ll see this graphic on a large point of sale display of Concord Foods’ Guacamole Mix next to … Continue reading


Guacamole’s popularity helps market Florida avocados

Article from the 05/30/2012 edition of The Packer written by Melissa Shipman Brooks Tropicals Inc. aims to increase sales of its SlimCado with its first-ever easy recipe for homemade guacamole. The event will run in July, when avocado supply and … Continue reading


Safety costs add up for Florida avocado growers

Excerpts from an article in the 5/30/12 The Packer written by Melissa Shipman Food safety is serious business to anyone in the produce industry, but Florida avocado growers hope for some degree of uniformity in the requirements. Brooks Tropicals Inc., … Continue reading