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On Wednesday, August 26th, Women’s Equality Day marked 100 years since the 19th Amendment was officially certified to the United States Constitution. What better excuse than a milestone in women’s rights to take note from some of our inspiring women leaders of West Pak sharing...

A full-steam-ahead look at how West Pak’s bag of small avocados is evolving as a little leader in the great big avocado category. All Aboard the Small Avocado Frenzy They’ve been called baby, mini, and even tiny, and at roughly half to two-thirds the size of an...

Rigatoni in Creamy Avocado Sauce Serves 4-6   Ingredients One 16oz box of Rigatoni    Avocado Sauce 2 large avocados ¼ cup fresh coriander 1 cup fresh basil 2 cloves garlic ½ cup plain Greek yogurt 1 lime, juiced ¼ cup olive oil  ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. black pepper   Instructions Step 1 Place all sauce ingredients into a food processor or...

Chicken, Avocado, Tomato & Arugula Flatbread Pizza Serves 2   Ingredients 2 whole flatbread 3 Tbsp. olive oil ¼ tsp. garlic powder 1 grilled chicken breast, sliced* 2 cups arugula 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 large avocado, sliced 1 cup hard parmesan cheese, thinly grated    *Grilled Chicken 1 boneless chicken breast 1 Tbsp. olive oil ½ tsp. kosher salt ¼...

Avocado Fries Serves 1   Ingredients 1 large or 2 small avocados, sliced ½ lime Kosher salt  Ground black pepper 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. paprika ¼ cup flour 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ cup panko bread crumbs 1 Tbsp. canola oil Chipotle dipping sauce   Instructions Pre-heat oven to 400˚.  Mist sheet pan with cooking spray. Squeeze lime juice...

As summer breezes by, West Pak's field team outlines the top 10 things California growers should know for August and September. Pesky Issues At this point, all fruit has sized enough to avoid the danger of scarring from avocado thrips. Those pesky perseae mites should be...

Kellen Newhouse grew up with the tasty green fruit all around him. His family was one of the founders of West Pak Avocado, and today the Newhouse name is synonymous with growing, packing, and distributing the produce commodity. Generation NEXT for the family-owned business, the...

We may be a bit biased, but avocados are everything! They have become quite a staple in the American diet, finding their way into nearly every meal and snack. And the demand for avocados has increased steadily over the past two decades, with consumption in...

In a nutshell, Maria De La Torre-Sabir in West Pak Avocado's Grower Accounting department pays growers for their fruit. Sounds simple enough, but the weight of her position in much more than that. It's about balancing customer service to hundreds of growers at any given...

As we enter the summer months, our resident field experts at West Pak have happily served up the following words of wisdom for our family of growers. Here's what Southern Field Manager Andrew Gabryszak, Northern Field Manager Mike Harberson, Northern Operations Field Manager Ralph Gonzalez,...