Monthly Archives: May 2013

‘Round the world with Guacamole!

We’re gearing up for another promotion with Concord Food Guacamole Mix. It’s early in the season, hard to find fruit. The SlimCados I got my hands on, ripened all at once. So I had a lot of guacamole to share. … Continue reading

 

Take your child to work day

Kids and parents stand still for the camera

 

Florida ramps up for summer avocados

Excerpts from an article in 5/13/13 The Packer written by Doug Ohlemeier. They expect some shipments to begin in small volumes in mid- and late May, but most growers plan to start in earnest in early to mid-June. Volumes build … Continue reading

 

Hispanic sales heat up

Excerpts from a 5/13 Produce Retailer article by Tom Burfield Another way to attract Hispanic — and Asian — shoppers is to offer a diversity of tropical items, says Mary Ostlund, director of marketing for Brooks Tropicals Inc., Homestead, Fla. … Continue reading