Monthly Archives: August 2018

Hurricane nips SlimCado avocado volume

Article in The Packer written by Tom Burfield, August 16, 2018 03:44 PM Brooks Tropicals avocado volume has been down this season due to Hurricane Irma, which damaged groves in September 2017. ( Courtesy Brooks Tropicals ) Last year’s Hurricane … Continue reading


Local food still has big draw

Article in The Packer written by Tom Karst August 9, 2018 02:05 PM New studies report local food continues to have a strong grip on U.S. consumers. In a consumer survey, Market Force Information reported in June that 58% of … Continue reading