Monthly Archives: October 2013

2013 PMA

This year PMA was in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was the first time PMA went back since Hurricane Katrina. The town looked great, the show went well.  


Brooks Tropicals promoting top-specialty tropical fruits and vegetables

Article written by Christina DiMartino | October 18, 2013 At the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit in New Orleans, Oct. 18-20, Brooks Tropicals LLC, headquartered in Homestead, FL, will be promoting the company’s solutions for the rapidly growing category of … Continue reading


Florida avocados are a large variety with smooth skin and rich in fiber.

Article from one of our retail customers, Brookshire Grocery Stores’ September circular “Celebrating Cooking”. Brookshires’ Produce Pick of the Month – Florida Avocados The tough outer skin reveals a smooth and velvety, nutrient-packed flesh inside. Native to Mexico, avocados are … Continue reading


Fall is the Ripe Time to Promote Avocados

Excerpts from a Produce Business 9/13 article written by Carol Bareuther Super Bowl, Cinco de Mayo and Fourth of July have bcome synonymous with peak selling periods for avocados. Now retailers can add fall holidays such as Labor Day, Halloween … Continue reading