Monthly Archives: January 2013

9 Benefits of avocados

Excerpt from an article on written by Drew Canole on 2013-01-20 1. Beta-sitosterol 2. Fiber 3. Folate 4. Glutathione 5. Magnesium 6. Oleic Acid 7. Potassium 8. Absorption of nutrients and enzymes 9. Antioxidants and Vitamins Thank you Raudel … Continue reading


Lynda Bell – Miami Dade Commission Vice Char – visits Brooks

Miami-Dade County Commission Vice Chair Lynda Bell visited Brooks Tropicals 1/27 for a work day. She met with Pal Brooks and Greg Smith before going on a tour of the facility. Ms. Bell represents District 8 on the Board of … Continue reading


Clara Sarmiento leads Brooks Tropicals food safety program

Excerpt from a 01/18/2013 article in The Packer written by Jim Offner Homestead, Fla.-based Brooks Tropicals LLC has promoted Clara Sarmiento to lead its food safety program, said Mary Ostlund, marketing director. Sarmiento oversees the company’s food safety initiatives worldwide, … Continue reading


Florida avocados on the menu

Armando Monterroso found Florida avocados not once, not twice but seven times on a restaurant menu in West Palm Beach. To this restaurant, it’s not a great smoothie unless a Florida avocado is in it. We like that way of … Continue reading


5 Ways to Sunny-Up Sales of Tropicals

Excerpts from a 1/13 Produce Business article by Carol M. Bareuther, RD “Shoppers today don’t want the same apple, orange and banana. They want something new, something funky to try with different tastes and textures,” said Paul Kneeland, director of … Continue reading