Calavo Growers

Calavo Growers, Inc. is the worldwide leader in the procurement and marketing of fresh avocados and other fresh produce as well as the manufacturing and distribution of prepared avocado products and salsas. With the addition of Renaissance Food Group, we’ve extended our reach in the refrigerated fresh segment with fresh-cut produce and ready-to-cook meal enhancements. Our continued focus on providing healthy, fresh, convenient foods, has enabled Calavo to truly evolve into “A Family of Fresh Foods.” Since 1924, we’ve been serving produce wholesalers, retailers and restaurants worldwide.
Company Growth (employees)
Santa Paula, US
Size (employees)
2,096 (est)+2%
Calavo Growers was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, US

Calavo Growers Office Locations

Calavo Growers has an office in Santa Paula
Santa Paula, US (HQ)
1141 Cummings Rd

Calavo Growers Metrics

Calavo Growers Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$935.7 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$107.5 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$38.5 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$1 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Oct-2016)

$13.8 m
Calavo Growers's current market capitalization is $1 b.
Calavo Growers's revenue was reported to be $935.7 m in 2016
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2016


$691.5 m$782.5 m$856.8 m$935.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$631.3 m$182.2 m$771.6 m$828.1 m

Gross profit

$60.1 m$600.3 m$85.2 m$107.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

$35 m

Operating expense total

$35 m


$25.1 m($16.4 m)$43.7 m$61.1 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$834 k$1 m$1.2 m$1.1 m$983 k$830 k($756 k)

Interest income

$255 k$77 k$132 k

Pre tax profit

$24.6 m

Income tax expense

$11.3 m$7.2 m$10.2 m$7.9 m($3.9 m)$16.1 m$21.9 m

Net Income

$16.7 m($215 k)$27.2 m$38.5 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$875 k$1.1 m$2.8 m$7.1 m$8 m$6.7 m$7.2 m$13.8 m

Accounts Receivable


$10.8 m$19.5 m$15.8 m$14.4 m

Current Assets

$109.7 m$123 m$116.8 m$135 m


$52.6 m$57.4 m$69.4 m$87.8 m


$18.3 m$18.3 m$18.3 m$18.3 m

Total Assets

$239.9 m$283.5 m$284.9 m$327.9 m

Accounts Payable

$11.7 m$15.1 m$19.6 m$22.4 m

Current Liabilities

$97.4 m$101 m$97.9 m$109.3 m

Non-Current Liabilities

$14 m$2.8 m$820 k$2.8 m

Total Liabilities

$111.4 m$103.8 m$98.7 m$112.1 m

Common Stock

$15 k$17 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

$59.4 m$144.5 m$147.1 m$149.7 m

Retained Earnings

$55.7 m$22.2 m$57.8 m

Total Equity

$128.5 m$179.4 m$186 m$215.1 m

Financial Leverage

1.9 x1.6 x1.5 x1.5 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$16.7 m($215 k)$27.2 m$38.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$6.4 m$6.9 m$8 m$8.8 m

Accounts Receivable

($16 m)($1.7 m)($2.1 m)($12 m)


($3.6 m)($8.8 m)($1.8 m)($5.1 m)

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$13.7 m$21.3 m$37.3 m$62 m

Cash From Investing Activities

($7.7 m)($18.6 m)($21.1 m)($21.7 m)

Interest Paid

$1.1 m$986 k$843 k$741 k

Income Taxes Paid

$5.5 m$11.4 m$15.5 m$14.4 m

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