Tuesday, May 27, 2008

We're picking SlimCados!

The first bins of SlimCado Avocados were picked on the 19th of this month.

Avocados are alternate year bearing fruit (one year-high, the next year-low). Last year's crop was the largest crop seen in over a decade; this year's crop will be lower but CEO Craig Wheeling forecasts a promising 90% of last year's yield.

Last year Brooks Tropicals ran more fruit than all the other 11 packing houses combined. We pack and ship over 55% of the total Florida crop. We’ve been doing it going on 80 years now.