Monthly Archives: April 2016

Article in Trader Joe’s Fearless Flyer – Caribbean Red papaya

Article in the 4/26 edition of Trader Joe’s Fearless flyer. The papaya, a native fruit of the Central and South American tropics, was once considered exotic and mysterious. In modern world cuisine, where ingredients from around the globe have come … Continue reading


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The Avocados You Eat All the Time Could Have Way More Calories Than You Think

Excerpt from an article on Comos online. Written by Elizabeth Narins, posted on 4/19/16 While experts are constantly changing their minds about the right way to eat for optimum health and weight loss, one of the only consistent recommendations is to fill your … Continue reading


The winner of the employee photo contest – Kristy Sanchez

Kristy’s photos of starfruit in Whole Foods and her son Matthew in a Caribbean Red papaya box won hands-down. Plus we may have a newspokesperson in Matthew. Thank you Kristy!


Win tickets to the Redland Blues and Barbecue Festival

For Brooks Tropicals employees! 3 winners – 2 tickets each to the Redland Blues and Barbecue Festival at the Fruit and Spice Park on April 23rd and 24th. To win, submit 1 photo of our produce, fields, workplace or workers … Continue reading