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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...

As we wind down 2019, we look to the year ahead with great optimism. And, as the team at West Pak gears up for a new California season, the anticipation and excitement are building. Here's what our avocado family foresees for 2020:   Ralph Gonzalez - Northern...

Introducing The Avo Effect - a 2020 video series that will bring to light the phenomenon the avocado has sparked within the produce industry worldwide. The videos cover West Pak’s avocado sourcing and distribution footprint along with the significant reach the avocado holds on the company’s core...

We recently caught up with Andy Gabryszak, West Pak’s southern field manager, for a June/July 2019 cultural report and to ask what growers should know for this time of the year. Pest Control & Monitoring For the remainder of June and heading into July, Andy recommends that...

June is Fruits & Veggies month and with it comes the opportunity for retailers to show off the summer bounty of healthy eating. Here are five ways to stand out with seasonal favorites in the produce aisle. Display Variety Summer brings a colorful fruit-heavy harvest of everything...