About Us

McDaniel Fruit Company is a family owned, third generation produce company that has been in the business of growing and selling avocados since 1944.  We have always been at the forefront of industry innovation and expansion, so we take pride in the role that we’ve played in the development of the global avocado market.  We work hard to exceed the expectations of our growers and our customers – with our name on the box, it’s our reputation on the line. We take the responsibility of maintaining that reputation seriously.


Years of history



Generations of McDaniels



Employees and growing



Industry Associations

McDaniel Avocado Company Timeline

Our Staff

We’ve built a team at McDaniel Fruit Company that will ensure your business experience with us exceeds expectations.

Rankin McDaniel IIIPresident & CEO
Larry McDanielExecutive Vice President & COO
Carson McDanielDirector, Business Development
Amanda Cameron (McDaniel)VP of Operations
Rankin “JR” McDaniel IVSales Manager
Pat MaggioSales Representative
Judi BrownSafety Manager & East Coast Operations
Martin LopezProduction Manager
Don VothShipping Manager
Richard VothField Manager
Jorge AyalaField Representative
Robin KuchinskyExecutive Assistant & Grower Food Safety
Roland SimpsonField Division General Manager
Carlos de la RosaField Division Supervisor
Ashley SimpsonField Division Office Manager
Roberto RamosField Division Manager
Bob RichardsonField Division Agronomist
Daisy TorresFinancial Operations Manager
Tyler CobbDirector of Grower Relations & Field Sourcing

Industry Memberships

From developing new groves and coordinating harvest logistics to customizing innovative marketing strategies to drive sales, McDaniel Fruit has the experience and expertise to help you succeed.