Santa Paula-based Calavo Growers reported record first quarter revenues of $226.6 million, up from $204.6 million a year ago, but net income fell to $5.2 million from $6.3 million a year ago. The revenue growth was fueled by the performance of Calavo’s fruit and vegetables company Renaissance Food Group, which showed a 29 percent rise Read More →
Santa Paula-based Calavo Growers roared out of the gate with a profit of $5.3 million in its fiscal 2015 first quarter, according to a release from the company. The company’s shares jumped nearly 6.5 percent to $45.05 at the market’s close. After recording a $1.8 million loss in the same period last year, Calavo appears Read More →
Food marketer Calavo Growers saw earnings slide 54.4 percent to $2.7 million, or 18 cents per diluted share, despite higher revenues in the third quarter, it said Sept. 7. Its profits were constrained by high fruit costs in its fresh foods segment and a smaller supply of fresh avocadoes, it said, although sales jumped 44 Read More →
Calavo Growers’ $96 million purchase of a fast-growing fresh food company signals that it’s come a long way since its homegrown roots as an avocado cooperative.