Through the Ages
Wholly Guacamole Bean Dips® are launched. We cant’t get enough of this seasonal item filled with cumin, paprika and oregano! Yum.
Wholly Guacamole Minis, the solution to snacking and side, get introduced. Some scrumptious stuff, itty bitty 100 calorie package!
Wholly Guacamole brand launches new tray packs. Our customers wanted a better way to enjoy their guacamole, and we delivered.
Wholly Salsa® brand gets a facelift and adds specialty flavors
Wholly Guacamole products are featured on the hit shows The Biggest Loser and Dr. Oz
Wholly Avocado® product is introduced to the masses
Wholly Salsa snack pack and Wholly brand Party Time Dip launched
Plant #4 opens in Chile. It is the first HPP facility in the country able to turn out 15 million lbs. of product per year and employs 125 people
Wholly Salsa brand launched while Plant #3 opens in Lima, Peru, which is able to turn out 7 million lbs. of product per year, employs 200 people while operating fully staffed April through August
Wholly Guacamole products get fun-sized with Snack Packs.
Chip and Flip meet for the first time over a bowl of Wholly Guacamole product
AvoClassic Guacamole is renamed Wholly Guacamole brand
1st Nielsen Ranking as Americas #1 Guacamole, which is still true today in 2012
To keep up with demand, Don Introduces an HPP machine able to handle up to 400 lbs. of products in 10 minutes.
Building begins for Plant #2 in Mexico, which is able to turn out 70 million pounds of product per year, employs 1400 people and is open year round.
Began using Mercado Juarez classic as brand
Texas gets the goods when Albertsons launch sale of product with demos in 150 Texas locations.
Dons guacamole hits store shelves with Minyard Food Stores launch sale of classic product
Introduction of first commercial HPP machine able to handle 70 lbs. of product every 10 minutes.
1st HPP machine introduces to Americas able to handle 20lbs of product at a time. Wholly Moley!
Dons big ideas are coming to life when he opens Plant #1- the first company owned plant located in Mexico.
AvoMex is born!
Dons big idea starts with a small avocado harvesting plant in Sabinas, Mexico.
Don Bowden opens his first Mercado Juarez and realizes he needs a better way to prepare his guacamole without compromising great taste and nutrition.
The Hass family plants the avocado tree that starts the Hass Avocado variety. Thanks Hass Family!
First European written account of avocados; but back then they were called Alligator Pears.
16th Century AD
The Aztecs enjoy the first bowl of guacamole. If only they had chips to snack with.