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Organic Avocados for sale at Whole Food Market LA
Del Rey avocados on display at Whole Foods Market
Ever a leader in organic avocado sales, Del Rey Avocado worked with the Whole Foods Market in Laguna Niguel on a high profile Cinco De Mayo display featuring California organic avocados provided by Del Rey Avocado. Included in the display was a living avocado tree, helping consumers make the important connection between the food they buy and the farmers they are supporting.
Del Rey Packinghouse Renovations
A major packinghouse renovation was well under way at Del Rey Avocado Co. Inc. in Fallbrook, CA, and was within a few weeks of completion, when The Produce News talked to Robert (Bob) Lucy, the company’s president, Feb. 19.
“We have torn down a lot of the old coolers and have built one massive one,” Mr. Lucy said. Instead of having “the three little coolers that we had,” with the space “all chopped up,” those have been replaced with “one great big cooler that will almost double our storage space, which is just wonderful for us.”
In addition, “we have built five brand new ripening rooms,” he said. “We will be able to do 14 pallets per ripening room.” Click here to read more