Inside West Pak

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...

To ensure that all operations remain up to date with current technology and to address any precautionary measures in light of COVID-19, West Pak Avocado has made recent strides to expand the capabilities of its various facilities. "Continuous improvement through innovation and integrated systems are core...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Introducing Chris Wortman. He's based out of our Oxnard, California office and is the newest member of our Sales and Business Development team. We're thrilled to have him on board and welcome him to our avocado family. We recently sat down with Chris to get to know...

It always starts with a friendly hello, in both English and Spanish – "Good morning, bienvenidos," says Juan Esparza as he warmly greets each member of his work family at West Pak Avocado at the Murrieta, California facility. He shakes hands and asks how each...