Caribbean Red Papaya from Brooks Tropicals Expected to Lead Peak Papaya Season

December 15, 2022 Brooks Tropicals

Though it is available all year round, the most popular season for papaya is approaching for the New Year, and Brooks Tropicals is, quite literally, bringing a lot more color and flavor to the market with its Caribbean Red® Papaya. Named for its distinctive deep reddish-orange flesh, the Caribbean Red® Papaya, offers a sweeter flavor profile than lighter-colored Maradol papayas, making it a favorite with customers across their North American distribution footprint.

Hazel Tech Launches Food Waste Solution for Calavo Hawaiian Papayas

October 21, 2021 Hazel Technologies

Hazel Technologies Inc.®, a USDA-supported technology company delivering new solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and combat food waste, announces a partnership with Calavo Growers Inc. (Nasdaq: CVGW), one of the leading grower-shippers of fresh Hawaiian papaya, tomato, and Hass avocado in the world.

Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella Uganda Potentially Linked to Whole, Fresh Papayas

July 1, 2019 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of 62 Salmonella Uganda illnesses potentially linked to whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico. There are no recalled products at this time.