Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sales of Florida avocados keeps increasing

There’s more to the U.S. avocado market than the hass. Although the hass comprises about 95% of the avocado market, according to industry estimates, Florida grows green-skin avocados, sales of which have been growing as have hass sales. According to … Continue reading


Guacamole and beyond

August’s newsletter is out, celebrating guacamole on the International Space station menu. Your favorite party dip is added as an ingredient in some international favorites. Read more… 


SlimCados have another big-volume year

Excerpt from an article in the 8/1/13 The Produce News by Rand Green Brooks Tropicals LLC in Homestead, FL, has been growing “SlimCado” brand green-skin avocados for over 80 years in southern Florida. “Avocados are usually low volume one year, … Continue reading


Making the Case for Eating Fruit

Excerpt from a JULY 31, 2013, 2:28 PM New York Times article posted on written by SOPHIE EGAN   Experts agree that we are eating too much sugar, which is contributing to obesity and other health problems. But in the rush to … Continue reading