Avocados.Mandarins.Lemons.

Suppliers for Good

Calavo

Suppliers for Good

Calavo

Calavo
Avocados

Avocados

Location:

Santa Paula, CA

Regions Served:

North America

About Calavo Growers

Founded in 1924, Calavo Growers, Inc. is a global industry leader and provider of fresh avocados, offering state-of-the-art ripening programs as well as organic and Fair Trade Certified (TM) programs. Calavo sources its avocados primarily from California and Mexico, and augments its supply from South America in order to provide a consistent year round supply.

Sustainability Highlights

Calavo endorses the PMA Ethical Charter and has aligned with a group of the world’s largest food retailers and providers to eliminate food waste from the supply chain. As part of their involvement, the company has committed to a 50 percent reduction target within their own operations, and to measure and publish their food loss and waste inventories on an ongoing basis.

Rob Wedin, Executive Vice President of Fresh Sales for Calavo, says “utilizing Apeel’s technology to combat food waste supports many of the company’s sustainability initiatives and contributes to their overall mission in serving as good stewards of the communities in which Calavo operates." You can learn more about how Calavo is using Apeel to extend avocado freshness in the company's press release.

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Sustainability Highlights

Calavo endorses the PMA Ethical Charter and has aligned with a group of the world’s largest food retailers and providers to eliminate food waste from the supply chain. As part of their involvement, the company has committed to a 50 percent reduction target within their own operations, and to measure and publish their food loss and waste inventories on an ongoing basis.

Rob Wedin, Executive Vice President of Fresh Sales for Calavo, says “utilizing Apeel’s technology to combat food waste supports many of the company’s sustainability initiatives and contributes to their overall mission in serving as good stewards of the communities in which Calavo operates." You can learn more about how Calavo is using Apeel to extend avocado freshness in the company's press release.

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