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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...

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...

Transitioning from a mild summer into a fairly dry fall, the West Pak field team has a few tips to keep your crops at peak health and ready for the banner year ahead of us. According to Southern Field Manager Andrew Gabryszak, the trees are looking...

West Pak Avocado of Murrieta, California recently received the Fairtrade Mark, one of the most highly recognized and trusted ethical labels in the world. Offered by Fairtrade America, this independent sustainability certification features a predominate Fairtrade logo. If a business meets all of the organization’s rigorous...

West Pak Avocado's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mario Pacheco is tapping his extensive experience in the fruit business to take the avocado grower and distributor to the next level. A former executive with Chiquita, Pacheco possesses an impressive track record in the produce space. His...

Heading into late summer 2019, West Pak Field Managers Andy Gabryszak and Mike Harberson assess what California growers should look out for in the warmer months of August and September. Pest Control & Monitoring According to Andy, perseae mites should continue to be monitored, especially if the...

 Avocados are steadily solidifying their presence in the foodservice industry. In a recent interview, Josh Estebane explains West Pak’s desire to support and provide avocados for the foodservice sector. What is your position with West Pak? Josh: I do sales and business development for West Pak...

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...