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Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW)

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Calavo Growers, Inc.

1141-A Cummings Road
Santa Paula, CA 93060
United States
805 525 1245

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryPackaged Foods
Full Time Employees3,971

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. James E. GibsonChief Exec. Officer888.81kN/A1962
Mr. Kevin ManionChief Financial Officer429.42kN/A1958
Mr. Mark LodgeChief Operations Officer423.53kN/A1967
Mr. Robert J. WedinExec. VP of Fresh Sales427.93kN/A1950
Mr. Joel SilvaCorp. Controller, Corp. Sec. & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Patricia D. VorhiesDirector of HRN/AN/AN/A
Raina NelsonExec. VP of Bus. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Scott H. RungeTreasurerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Calavo Growers, Inc. markets and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to retail grocery and foodservice customers, club stores, mass merchandisers, food distributors, and wholesale customers worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and Renaissance Food Group (RFG). The Fresh products segment distributes avocados and other fresh produce products; and procures avocados grown in California, Mexico, and Peru, as well as various other commodities, including tomatoes and papayas. The Calavo Foods segment is involved in purchasing, manufacturing, and distributing prepared avocado products, including guacamole and salsa. The RFG segment manufactures and distributes fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, fresh prepared entrée salads, wraps, sandwiches, and fresh snacking products, as well as ready-to-heat entrees, other hot bar and various deli items, meals kits and related components, and salad kits. The company offers its products 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, RIPE NOW!, Garden Highway Fresh Cut, Garden Highway, and Garden Highway Chef Essentials trademarks. Calavo Growers, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, California.

Corporate Governance

Calavo Growers, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 30, 2021 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.