Giumarra adds ripening rooms

Mar 28, 2019 by Tom Burfield
The Giumarra Cos. was adding five avocado ripening rooms to the three existing rooms already in operation at its Escondido, Calif., location, said Gary Caloroso, business development director.

California heatwave lowers avocado volume

Aug 22, 2018 by Tom Burfield
A heatwave in early July put a crimp in California’s avocado volume, but as temperatures dropped from the 110-degree-plus range and the groves started cooling down, growers seemed pleased with the product they had.