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What started as a deep concern for allergens turned into a passion for food safety, when a personal connection prompted Georgina Jaramillo Robles to look into the field as a career path. As a young girl growing up in Mexico, Georgina recalls that her mother...

Food banks are responding to COVID-19 by doing what they do best – feeding people in need. As part of the company’s West Pak Cares committee community involvement program, West Pak Avocado of Murrieta, California, is donating pallets of avocados each week from now through...

According to West Pak Avocado Drivers Eduardo Rivera and Javier Espinosa, their primary responsibility is a relatively simple but very important one, none the less. They are responsible for the safe pickup of fruit from ranches in the company’s northern region and delivering the precious...

Out in the groves, West Pak field experts Ralph Gonzalez and Andrew Gabryszak share the latest cultural report and tell us what’s next as we enter spring and ramp up the California season. Pruning, Planting, Etc. With some good rains, a strong market, and a lot of...

Take a moment to walk the groves with Nick Lahr, Field Buyer for West Pak Avocado, and his passion for his profession quickly becomes evident. He's most at home out in the field, taking in the fresh air and sunshine, even playing in the dirt...

With spring in the air and the California avocado season in full bloom, there is much to celebrate. With last year’s lighter crop and plentiful rainfall, local trees have a good set for this year’s harvest. For the 2019 California avocado season, 215 million pounds of...

Just in from the field, West Pak Field Managers Mike Harberson and Andrew Gabryszak kick off the 2020 California season with their first cultural report of the year. Here’s what you need to know to ensure an optimal crop this year and the long-term health...

Meet Chambrea Yohner (Chamee) West Pak's resident GAP Coordinator. She's the North Country native with an eye for detail and a penchant for paperwork, and she's here to make sure growers have what they need for GAP certification. In a recent interview, Chamee discussed the...

Our most recent Avo Effect campaign video Humanizing Avocado Love answers the question: How has the avocado become part of our daily lives? The third episode for our ongoing 2020 series, this video covers the digital, social, and artistic influence that America's favorite green fruit has in...

We've scored another touchdown with our new video,  Avocado Blitz! The second release for our Avo Effect campaign, Avocado Blitz explores the effect the avocado has on retail and foodservice, specifically during football season and guacamole's biggest day of the year. [vc_video link='https://youtu.be/lnIxihRnU0U'] Avocado Blitz highlights the avo-journey...