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  1. Peru looming, California avocado shippers start earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Packer

    With Peru expected to ship considerably more fruit this summer, many California avocado shippers will ship more early to take advantage of spring markets. For the first three months of the year, California growers will likely ship twice as much as they did in the first three months of 2014, said Rob Wedin, vice president of sales and marketing for Santa Paula, Calif.-based Calavo Growers Inc. "The crop is to 20% bigger, the mild weather has significantly impacted sizing and the flavor's really good," Wedin said Feb. 17. "Growers want to get going early, and the crop is cooperating.

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  2. Limoneira expands Cadiz Valley acreageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Packer

    Limoneira Co. has acquired 200 acres of lemon trees and irrigation lines from Cadiz Inc. for about $1.2 million, expanding an existing development agreement.

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  3. Limoneira profit up 42% as direct sales approach pays offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Packer

    Limoneira Co. posted a 42% increase in profit for fiscal 2014 compared to 2013 and is projecting even higher profits for 2015 based on anticipated sales of between 3.2 million and 3.4 million cartons of fresh lemons.

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  4. Calavo sets revenue record for second straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Packer

    Calavo Growers Inc. ended 2014 with a strong quarterly report and broke its own record for annual revenue, posting $782.5 million, which was a 13.2% more than its previous high mark logged in 2013. President and CEO Lee Cole expects the good news to continue through 2015, predicting a new revenue record this year will be driven by an anticipated 20% increase in revenue and gross profit for Calavo's Renaissance Food Group LLC, according to a news release.

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  5. Limoneira promotes executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Packer

    Palamountain was director of business development and business integration at Santa Paula, Calif.-based Limoneira since August 2013. He was previously director of energy, waste and water projects, a role in which he helped develop Limoneira's solar installation.

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  6. California avocados jostledRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Packer

    With Mexico dominating the avocado scene throughout fall and well into winter, it's easy to forget about California and Chile, the second- and third-biggest kids on the block. Mexican shippers will likely break another volume record in the 2014-15 season - something that's becoming an annual tradition.

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  7. Global hunger for Mexican avocados growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Packer

    The U.S. may be the primary objective for avocados exported out of Mexico, but there are plenty of other takers for Mexican product. According to a preliminary report by Mexico's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food , total avocado sales in 21 export markets exceeded $794.4 million, with a volume of 353,000 tons, between January and June.

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  8. Compac Sorting installs new Limoneira lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Packer

    The Santa Paula, Calif.-based Limoneira chose the New Zealand-based Compac to develop and manufacture an expandable and flexible line that gently handles fruit, according to a news release. Such a line would require engineering technology of multiple sorting systems for shipments of Limoneira's avocadoes and lemons for export and domestic markets, according to the release.

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