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Chile avocados get new logo

Aug 10, 2016 by The Packer
The San Carlos, Calif.-based Chilean Avocado Importers Association has adopted a new logo, changing from "Avocados from Chile" to "Chile Avocados," said Karen Brux, managing director.
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California wrapping up strong season

Aug 09, 2016 by The Packer
"It's been a mixed bag," is how Dana Thomas, president of Index Fresh Inc., Riverside, Calif., characterized the 2016 California avocado season as the deal entered its waning weeks.
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Robinson adds 'ripe' sticker

Aug 09, 2016 by The Packer
Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Robinson Fresh continues to grow the avocado category under the Green Giant label with additions to its stickering and packaging capabilities, said Sergio Cordon, avocado commodity manager.
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Peru enjoys solid avocado season

Aug 09, 2016 by The Packer
The Peruvian avocado category had a great season this year, said Xavier Equihua, president and CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based Peruvian Avocado Commission. He expects 2017 to be even better.
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Avocados From Mexico plans promotions

Aug 08, 2016 by The Packer
Avocados From Mexico has a number of trade programs scheduled for 2016-17 that include seasonal promotions, merchandising solutions and digital innovations to drive consumer demand and category growth, said Stephanie Baz