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Calavo forecasts growth ahead

Jan 02, 2019 by Tom Karst
Despite headwinds of lower prices in the latest quarter, Santa Paula, Calif.-based Calavo Growers Inc. reported record revenues and adjusted net income for fiscal 2018.
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Make way for Valentine's Day

Dec 31, 2018 by Tom Burfield
Christmas lights may still be twinkling, and New Year’s resolutions have yet to be broken, but it’s not too early to start thinking about Valentine’s Day.
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What's trending for floral in 2019

Dec 31, 2018 by Tom Burfield
Consumers’ attraction to texture, increased use of e-commerce and a growing popularity of succulents and foliage are among the floral trends to watch for in 2019, industry experts say.
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Floral news roundup

Dec 31, 2018 by Tom Burfield
The Produce Marketing Association unveiled a new private Facebook group for floral members only at its Fresh Summit Convention & Expo in October in Orlando, Fla.
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The state of grapefruit

Dec 28, 2018 by Tom Karst
Comedian Jim Gaffigan, talking about the medical penchant for naming associating tumor sizes with fruit:  “Interesting fact,” he says. “Worst tumor: grapefruit. Worst fruit: grapefruit.”