El Niño bypasses Southern California groves

Aug 11, 2016 by The Packer
A year ago, California avocado growers were anticipating an El Niño condition that would bring heavy rainfall that could last several months and, they hoped, put a dent in the drought that had plagued the state for at

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.