Monthly Archives: September 2015

Baby shower for Brittany and Emi

Today we celebrated with Brittany the upcoming arrival of little Emi.


Avocados from Florida

Excerpts from a Produce Business article in the 9/15 edition written by Mark Hamstra Brooks Tropicals, the Homestead, FL-based supplier of the SlimCado, a green-skinned avocado containing less oil than the Hass variety, offers retailers an array of ideas for … Continue reading


Destructive Fruit Flies Threaten Redland

Excerpt taken from an article written for  By KENNY MALONE • SEP 11, 2015. As part of that program,  some growers near the fruit flies may have to use a special crop treatment. However,  growers in a larger quarantine … Continue reading


South Florida area under Oriental fruit fly quarantine

Excerpts from an article in The Packer written by Doug Ohlemeier  September 09, 2015 | 4:56 pm EDT Florida and federal officials have quarantined a small part of south Florida’s Redlands avocado and tropicals production area to eradicate the Oriental fruit … Continue reading


Fruit fly outbreak triggers South Miami-Dade quarantine

Extracted from an article written by Jenny Staletovich An outbreak of an aggressive Asian fruit fly — believed to be the largest so far in the state — has triggered a quarantine of about 85 square miles of fertile farmlands … Continue reading