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WP Produce Debuts New Packaging for Desbry Avocados, Increasing Shelf Life By Up to 100%

WP Produce, the largest U.S. importer and distributor of tropical avocados worldwide, announced significant improvements they have made to lengthen the shelf life of their Desbry avocados. “Tropical avocados typically have a shelf life of 5-6 days,” said Christopher Gonzalez, vice president of sales at WP Produce. “With our new ventilated box designs and ethylene …

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Tropical Avocados 101

Hazel Tech Launches Hazel O Brand, Announces Packaging Partnership with WP Produce

Hazel Technologies, a USDA-funded company providing new technologies to extend the quality shelf life of produce and fight food waste, announces the launch of a new organic compatible product line, Hazel™ O, with Miami, FL-based WP Produce, the largest grower of tropical avocados in the world. As part of the partnership WP Produce has incorporated …

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Another Year at Southern Exposure!

We had a great show at Southern Exposure with our DREAM TEAM! We showcased our brand new packaging and it was a HIT! Leading in innovations that address changing consumer shopping preferences caused by COVID-19, WP Produce, BB #:143203 a family-owned, grower-packer-shipper of Desbry tropical fruits and roots, has begun shipping Tropical Avocados in protective, two-count bags. …

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Avocados and Tacos

WP Produce debuts refreshed Desbry avocado logo, worker welfare program

WP Produce BB #:143203, a family-owned, grower-packer-shipper of Desbry® tropical produce has announced a strong start to their high season for tropical avocados from the Dominican Republic. Available year-round, the fruit’s high season runs from mid-October through mid-May, with additional supply from Florida available from June through December. The company anticipates increased volumes overall, with exceptionally …

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Grow the Avocado Category with Desbry Tropical Avocados While Flavor is Best of the Season

A display of large and vibrant Desbry® Tropical Avocados creates excitement and stops shoppers in their tracks. And this bigger fruit means bigger margins and a bigger avocado category, which is why Tropical Avocados have been gaining traction and distribution with retailers across the country. Mid-February through Mid-March is peak flavor season for Tropical Avocados from …

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Chris Gonzalez Dishes on WP Produce Desbry Brand Tropical Avocado Strategies

Those that get ahead, tend to stay ahead. The same sentiment carries through fresh produce planning, especially in today’s dynamic and unpredictable market. One company always looking to elevate its game and that of its retail partners as we move through this new norm is WP Produce. This spring, the company is helping customers keep …

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Tropical Avocado

Desbry promotes Tropical Avocados

US-based WP Produce has started shipping Desbry Tropical Avocados in protective bags, as well as providing retailers with eye-catching displays in response to changing shopping preferences caused by Covid-19, WP Produce, the US grower-packer-shipper of Desbry tropical fruits and roots, has started shipping Tropical Avocados in protective, two-count bags, the company has revealed. The Desbry …

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Box of Desbry Tropical Avocaods

WP Produce is turning the tropical fruit industry avocado green with envy

WP Produce is turning the tropical fruit industry avocado green with envy. Pioneers in the Dominican green skin avocadomarket, Miami-based WP Produce Corp. began sourcing green skin avocados from the Dominican Republic in 1992 after the Florida crop of green skin avocados was wiped out by hurricanes. Because of the high quality of the fruit and strong partnerships …

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