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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,...

West Pak Avocado, a California-based grower, packer, and distributor of premium avocados, just released their latest Avo Effect campaign video, Golden State of Avocados. The fourth episode for the company's ongoing 2020 series, this video covers the Avo Effect that the avocado has had on California and how it has...

In a recent roundtable with West Pak's field team, these ag-experts stepped up with their best words of advice for California growers for May and into June. Southern Field Manager Andrew Gabryszak, Northern Field Manager Mike Harberson, Northern Operations Field Manager Ralph Gonzalez, and Field...

A field manager and cultural advisor for the groves at West Pak Avocado Andrew Gabryszak operates mainly in San Diego and Riverside counties in sunny Southern California. He works with 125 to 135 growers in the region with ranches ranging in size from 5 to...

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...