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If brunch is your favorite weekend activity, then these three recipes are easy, spring-ready, and filled with delicious ingredients, including our bagged variety, California Gold avocados!   Mini Ham & Tomato Quiche Muffins with Avocado Serves 4 The ideal dish for brunch just got easier. Muffin-sized quiches make breakfast...

With California avocado season officially underway, West Pak Avocado, a California-based avocado supplier, saw record volume in February. “Between a later big game this year and the week-long hiccup in supply from Mexico, California fruit saw a record 10.2 percent market share in February,” said Senior...

Meet Rosangely Gonzalez - Quality Control Supervisor at West Pak Avocado. Through hard work, dedication, and an eye for detail, she worked her way through the ranks from inspector to lead and then most recently to quality control supervisor. Even more impressive, Rosangely achieved the...

Prep shoppers for National Nutrition Month and even St. Patrick’s Day with three green goodness recipes.   Cucumber Avocado Salad                                                     Serves 2 This crisp and crunchy green salad offers the perfect side dish or light meal for any time noshing. Enjoy leafy goodness, crisp cucumbers, and creamy avocados delicately...

June is California Avocado Month, and with it comes the perfect opportunity to promote everyone’s favorite green fruit that’s proudly harvested in the golden state. According to West Pak Avocado Vice President of Sales & Business Development Joe Nava,  California-grown avocados are a sought-after commodity by...

It’s official - the 2021 California avocado season is underway. At around 280 million pounds, this year’s crop volume is approximately 10 percent lower than last year. Still, with depth in California sourcing from West Pak groves and those of partner growers, the company will...

As part of their strategy to help reduce food waste, West Pak Avocado has partnered with Apeel, the developer of a plant-based, end-to-end solution allowing a more extended shelf life for their premium avocados. Apeel’s plant-based protection is made from materials that are found in the skins,...

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...

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...