Calavo Growers Evaluating Potential Sale of Its Fresh Cut Business

January 17, 2024 Calavo Growers

Calavo Growers, Inc., a global avocado-industry leader and provider of convenient, ready-to-eat fresh food, today announced that it is exploring a sale of its Fresh Cut Business (formerly “RFG”) to F&S Fresh Foods.

Calavo Tomato Program Updates: Kurt Kistler Joins Calavo as VP of Sales – Commencement of Culiacan Season

December 14, 2023 Calavo Growers

Calavo Growers, a global leader of fresh produce and value-added fresh foods, is pleased to announce the addition of Kurt Kistler as VP of Sales, tomatoes and papaya, and the retirement of industry veteran Brian Bernauer.

Calavo Prepared Debuts Ready-to-Cook Meal Innovations

October 18, 2023 Calavo

Calavo is set to showcase three new convenient product lines: Easy Bakes, Air Fryer Kits and Quick Skillet meal solutions. Each of these product lines come fully prepared to cook in 30 minutes or less with prominent labeling that calls out the preferred cooking method.

Over 50 Million Calavo Avocados to Feature Pink PLU Labels in October for Breast Cancer Awareness

October 2, 2023 Calavo

Calavo Growers, a global avocado-industry leader and provider of value-added fresh food, is proud to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October by featuring pink PLU labels on avocados found on produce shelves nationwide. The pink labels will be applied to all sizes of Calavo avocados, totalling over 50 million to be used during the program.

Calavo Growers Board of Directors Appoints Lee E. Cole as President and Chief Executive Officer

March 14, 2023 Calavo Growers

Calavo Growers announced that Lee E. Cole is returning to lead Calavo as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Cole has agreed to lead the Company for three years with the goal of returning the company to a position of growth and shareholder value creation. Mr. Cole succeeds Brian W. Kocher, who has stepped down from his role.