Yearly Archives: 2015

A Chipotle Education – The all-natural evangelists get an E. coli reality check

Commentary on a Wall Street Journal article published Dec. 22, 2015 7:07 p.m. ET Over 5 outbreaks of E. coli since July for Chipotle and The Wall Street Journal took notice. The publication suggested that Chipotle’s super-hyped marketing and production strategy … Continue reading

 

Growing SlimCados, tools of the trade

Just some of the tools we use in growing and packing our SlimCados down here in Miami-Dade county. We’ve been growing them over 85 years. 1. Fertilizer and drip irrigation. 2. Magnifying glass to detect any problems. 3. Counter, used … Continue reading

 

Imported squash catches a trendy vibe

Article for The Packer written by Cynthia David December 21, 2015 | 1:11 pm EST From stringy spaghetti squash to giant calabaza pumpkins, squash is hot. “When you see it in the magazines and restaurants are doing it you know … Continue reading

 

NY Produce Show

A great show that let’s us visit existing and potential customers.

 

Papaya industry meets to discuss formation of board

Excerpt from an article in The Produce News 11/2-16 written by John Groh Members of the international papaya industry met Oct. 23 during PMA to discuss the formation of a national board. Bill Brindle, vp of sales management at Brooks … Continue reading