Monthly Archives: May 2014

Florida expecting another strong year of avocadoes

Excerpts from a 5/13/14 article in The Packer online written and presented by DougOhlemeyer (video available with link) HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Florida avocado grower-shippers are expecting another normal season with production similar to last year. Because the green-skinned fruit typically produces … Continue reading


How to bounce back from a fatty meal

Takeaway from an article in the June edition of Readers Digest written by Joel K. Kahn MD. UCLA researchers recently found that topping a hamburger with a slice of avocado seems to neutralize the inflammatory effects of meat. Without the … Continue reading


Winning entry

I got wind of a tropical fruit recipe idea contest in Canada. I like the thought of a Canadian outreach for when our papayas come back, so I thought I’d give it a try. I entered one of the recipes … Continue reading


Good things come in small(er) packages

Health food made tasty With essential nutrients packed in every calorie, Solos fill you up with fewer calories. An entire cup of papaya can be enjoyed for only 55 calories. The story gets even better. This Brazilian fruit is also … Continue reading