CVGW - Calavo Growers, Inc.

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Calavo Growers, Inc.

1141-A Cummings Road
Santa Paula, CA 93060
United States
805-525-1245
http://www.calavo.com

SectorConsumer Defensive
IndustryFarm Products
Full Time Employees2,516

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Lecil E. ColeChairman, Pres & CEON/AN/A1940
Mr. B. John LindemanCFO & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1970
Mr. Robert J. WedinVP of Sales & Fresh MarketingN/AN/A1950
Mr. James GibsonPres of RFG622.58kN/AN/A
Mr. Michael A. BrowneVP of Fresh OperationsN/AN/A1959
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 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.

Description

Calavo Growers, Inc. markets and distributes avocados, prepared avocados, and other perishable foods to grocery retailers, food services, club stores, mass merchandisers, food distributors, wholesalers, supermarkets, specialty/natural retailers, and convenience stores worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fresh Products, Calavo Foods, and 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 products, including guacamole and salsa. The RFG segment manufactures and distributes fresh-cut fruits, ready-to-eat vegetables, recipe-ready vegetables, and deli products. 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, 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 November 1, 2018 is 7. 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.