Awe Sum Organics Launches Fair Trade USA Certified Organic Avocados Year-Round

October 4, 2022 Awe Sum Organics

Awe Sum Organics is excited to offer Organic and Fair Trade certified Organic Avocados from Colombia and Mexico year-round packed in the Awe Sum Organics label.  “All of our Organic Avocado growers and pack houses in Colombia are certified by Fair Trade USA certified, and our Organic Avocado growers and pack houses in Michoacan, Mexico plan to achieve Fair Trade Certification through Fair Trade USA in the coming months.

California Avocado Commission Announces New President

The California Avocado Commission Board of Directors has selected produce veteran Jeff Oberman to become the organization’s new president, effective October 10, 2022. Mr. Oberman’s produce industry career has spanned 25 years so far. From 2020 to the present he served as vice president of sales – business development for PRO*ACT and was their vice president strategic programs for the prior two years.

Avocados from Peru Donates to Local Food Banks through Partnership with Kroger, Ralphs and Food 4 Less

September 29, 2022 Avocados from Peru

In honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month, Avocados from Peru (AFP), the official superfood of the Los Angeles Rams, teamed up with Kroger, Ralphs and Food 4 Less to donate 26,000 fresh, nutrition-packed avocados to local food banks in the San Bernardino and Riverside, California area. A celebration was held on September 26 to commemorate the donations of 13,000 avocados to the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino (CAPSBC) and Feeding America Riverside/San Bernardino (FAIE). 

Westfalia Fruit Provides Promotable Opportunities for Retailers Ahead of Busy Avocado Season

September 29, 2022 Westfalia Fruit

Westfalia Fruit, the world’s global leader of fresh avocados, is excited to support retailers and help drive demand for avocados this fall. As the Peruvian season ends, Westfalia’s strong, quality supply of avocados from Mexico, Chile, and Colombia will be ready for U.S. consumers to enjoy.

Awe Sum Organics Makes Key Hires to Support the Launch of Organic Avocados

September 28, 2022 Awe Sum Organics

Jared Bray, recently hired as a sales professional is looking to lead the company into the organic avocado space. Jenna Galise joined the team at the beginning of the year as Organic Fruit Sales & Marketing professional.