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  1. Avocado sales surge regardless of economic landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Packer

    Avocado marketers say they think they finally have reached the kind of summit all commodities strive for.

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  2. Avocado bags provide consumers choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Packer

    "Bags continue to drive value, especially when price points become advantageous and retailers give their customers a perceived value," said David Fausset, salesman/category manager with Oxnard, Calif.-based Mission Produce Inc. "I expect growth to continue, especially in periods of steady supplies."

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  3. Deardorff installs RedLine traceability systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Packer

    Oxnard, Calif.-based Deardorff has installed RedLine Cooler, a system created by Santa Clara, Calif.-based RedLine Solutions, in its new facility.

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  4. One step forward, one step back?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Packer

    It's hard to know exactly how to characterize the current state of North America/China relations when it comes to fresh produce.

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  5. Companies customize, get creative to get items on menusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Packer

    "We try to make products as beneficial for customers as possible," Jeff Olsen, president of The Chuck Olsen Co., said.

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  6. WP Rawl hires food safety directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Packer

    Sherman, who has extensive experience in farming operations, plant and operations management and produce distribution, joins the Pelion, S.C.-based WP Rawl as director of food safety and quality assurance.

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  7. Sizing big, quality good on 2014 avocado cropRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Packer

    As of mid-June, about 125 million pounds of Peruvian avocados are expected to ship in the U.S. in 2014, up from about 53 million pounds in 2013.

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  8. Deardorff sales manager ready to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | Packer

    Cook, sales manager for Deardorff Family Farms, Oxnard, Calif., is scheduled to retire in June, according to a news release.

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  9. Mission Produce plans new facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Packer

    Mission Produce Inc., Oxnard, Calif., expects to complete construction of a 180,000-square foot avocado packing facility, ripening and forward distribution center in phases, the first by the end of the year.

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  10. Restaurant trends favor avocados, cruciferousRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Packer

    Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel's "Bizarre Foods" demonstrated a bitter melon dish to a packed crowd at The 2014 World Culinary Showcase at the NRA show on May 18. His choice of the less-common vegetable fit with his philosophy that people should eat sustainably by supporting some of the more neglected food items.

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  11. Port agreement calls for banana promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Packer

    A new agreement between ports in California and Ecuador has officials in both countries promising streamlined operations for fresh produce companies.

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  12. Organic sales maintaining growth modeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Packer

    Kern Ridge Growers LLC, Arvin, Calif., offers a selection of organic carrots, including jumbo, table, juice and baby peeled carrots as well as bulk carrots in bins for industrial juicing or production.

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