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Calavo Growers, Inc. markets, and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to food distributors, produce wholesalers, supermarkets, convenience stores, and restaurants worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and RFG. The Fresh products segment grades, sizes, packs, cools, and ripens avocados for delivery to the customers; and procures avocados grown in Chile and Mexico, as well as various other commodities, including tomatoes, papayas, and pineapples. The Calavo Foods segment procures and processes avocados into various guacamole products; distributes the processed products to customers; and prepares various fresh salsa products. The RFG segment produces, markets, and distributes fresh-cut fruits, ready-to-eat vegetables, recipe-ready vegetables, and deli meat products. The company offers its products primarily under the Calavo and RFG brands, and related logos; and Avo Fresco, Bueno, Calavo Gold, Calavo Salsa Lisa, Salsa Lisa, Celebrate the Taste, El Dorado, Fresh Ripe, Select, Taste of Paradise, The First Name in Avocados, Tico, Mfresh, Maui Fresh International, Triggered Avocados, ProRipeVIP, Garden Highway Fresh Cut, Garden Highway, and Garden Highway Chef Essentials trademarks. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, California.

1,987 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/30/15
Founded in 1924

calavo growers inc (CVGW) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $542.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operations Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $300.6K
Vice President of Fresh Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $240.9K
Vice President of Fresh Sales & Marketing
Total Annual Compensation: $240.9K
Vice President of Processed Product Sales & O...
Total Annual Compensation: $240.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

calavo growers inc (CVGW) Key Developments

Levi & Korsinsky Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Calavo Growers, Inc

Levi & Korsinsky announced that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of investors who purchased Calavo Growers Inc. securities between March 5, 2012 and January 14, 2015. The complaint alleges that during the Class Period defendants concealed that: (a) the Company failed to maintain an accurately valued contingent consideration pursuant to its acquisition of Renaissance Food Group, LLC; (b) Calavo overstated its non-cash operating expenses; (c) the company lacked adequate internal controls over financial reporting; and (d) as a result, the Company's financial statements were materially false and misleading. On January 15, 2015, Calavo announced it will record a non-cash charge totaling $88.9 million before tax, which the company will treat as amortization expenses related to the misstatement in its treatment of contingent consideration.

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit against Calavo Growers, Inc

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announced that a complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of Calavo Growers Inc. between March 5, 2012 and January 14, 2015, inclusive, alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 against the company and certain of its officers.

Calavo Growers Inc. Increases Annual Cash Dividend

Calavo Growers Inc. increasing the annual cash dividend on the company's common stock by 7% to $0.75 per share.


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