Monthly Archives: February 2015

Deviled eggs and guac

Our folks in HR have come up with an idea that doubles the tasting pleasure of a couple of SlimCados. Instead of mayonnaise, add SlimCados (mashed of course) to a deviled eggs recipes – healthier and tastier deviled eggs! And … Continue reading


Colombia’s bid for avocado bowls

Excerpt from an article in the 2/19/15 Miami Herald written by Jim Wyss Florida Growers On the sidelines of the avocado war is Florida. The state is the second-largest producer behind California, and is expected to harvest somewhere between 1 … Continue reading


Top ways to increase sales of tropical fruit

Excerpt taken from a 1/15 Produce Business article written by Keith Loria “Getting the consumer from “umm, what can I do”  to “hmmm, let’s try it tonight” requires the right information on how to select, ripen and eat the different … Continue reading


SlimCado piquillo pepper salad

A recipe from one of our SlimCado avocado growers, Carlos de la Torre Description: Two worlds come together in this recipe, Florida Avocado from the new world and piquillo peppers from Spain. Ingredients 1 large SlimCado avocado 2 piquillo peppers sliced … Continue reading


Tropical Treats, draw consumers with familiar, dazzle with the exotic

Excerpts taken from a Produce Retailer article in the February edition written by Tom Burfield Limes and papayas are exhibiting particularly strong sales for Brooks Tropicals Inc., Homestead, Fla., says Mary Ostlund, director of marketing. Star fruit also is becoming more … Continue reading