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Calavo Growers, Inc.

Our Opinion

Calavo Growers, Inc. is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals for selling meat products along with other packaged food items, which contain animal products.

Supporting Evidence:

The 2015 Annual report of the company cites that, “Calavo’s RFG business unit, acquired in June 2011, is a leader in the fast-growing refrigerated fresh packaged goods category through an array of retail product lines for produce, deli, meat and food-service departments sold under brands that include Garden Highway and Chef essentials. ” (Page 68) Read the full document.

Company Description

Calavo Growers, Inc. engages in marketing, and distribution of avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods. It operates through Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and Renaissance Food Group segments. The Fresh Products segment grades, sizes, packs, cools, and ripens avocados for delivery to the customers. The Calavo Foods segment procures and processes avocados into wide variety of guacamole products, and distributes the processed products to the customers. The Renaissance Food Group segment produces, markets, distributes, nationally a portfolio of healthy fresh packaged food products for consumers via the retail channel. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, CA. [Source: MarketWatch]

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