Monthly Archives: August 2017

Amanda shines at 2016 PMA

Recent email from PMA highlighting Amanda in our booth


Partial eclipse of the sun

At one point, everybody got outside to see the big event. Most interesting was how the shadows cast by the trees on the sidewalk showed the eclipse happening.


Dragonfruit’s a night bloomer

Dragonfruit’s beautiful white and willowy flower blooms only at night. By daybreak, it wilts. But during the night what a sight! Big, gorgeous, but it’d have to be to catch the eye and nose of their night-time pollinators. The dragonfruit … Continue reading


Florida volume rebounds to normal levels

Excerpts from an article in The Packer’s Fall Avocado Marketing section written by Tom Burfield, 8/14/17Y more avocados during the sum mer than any other time of year, according to research from the Hass Avocado Board, Mission Viejo, Calif. HASS IS … Continue reading


Avocado toast is no overnight sensation

Excerpt from an article written by Tom Burfield for the Fall Avocado Marketing Section in the Packer, 8/14/17 Mary Ostlund, director of marketing for Brooks Tropicals Inc., Home- stead, Fla., recently put out a promotional flyer titled “Avocado Toast — … Continue reading