Fresh Fruit Portal: Oppy expands in avocado category with Eco Farms stake acquisition
Oppy has recently acquired a 65% stake in Eco Farms, a leading avocado grower since 1972 and the first to grow and market organic avocados in the U.S.
The move is the latest in a series of acquisitions and strategies aimed at strengthening Oppy’s key role as a premier grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world.
Oppy and Eco Farms’ 360-degree capabilities in the category have combined to create a new avocado tour de force from farm to shelf. The companies will bring to market a new, holistic avocado offering that includes growing and importing premium avocados, ripening in convenient, strategic locations and flexible packaging options in a bright, new brand, as well as marketing, logistical and other services…