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Avocado board offers tips during diabetes awareness month

The Hass Avocado Board is educating consumers on the health benefits of avocado consumption during November, National Diabetes Awareness Month.

No small bananas: rising importance of avocados in fruit imports

Avocados are kind of a big deal. We all knew that, of course, but take a peek at the chart below and you will see it in visual terms. 

Dominican avocado supply ramps up for WP Produce

WP Produce, Miami, is reporting a strong start of the peak Dominican Republic avocado season, which it packs under the Desbry brand.

2018 v. 2019 avocado purchases

Fresh trends data on avocado purchases from 2018 and 2019.

Monica Arnett promoted at the California Avocado Commission

Monica Arnett has been promoted to vice president of finance and administration for the California Avocado Commission, Irvine, Calif.

Calavo CEO Lee Cole announces plan to retire in 2020

Lee Cole, president and CEO of Calavo Growers, Santa Paula, Calif., plans to retire in the first quarter of 2020.

Avocado from Mexico stress education at Fresh Summit

Avocados from Mexico continues to educate consumers about the popular green fruit.

Mexican avocado farmers fight back

AgDay broadcast - South of the border avocado growers are taking matters into their own hands to protect their crop.

USDA announces appointments to Hass Avocado Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed six people to serve three-year terms on the Hass Avocado Board.

Freshcourt talks up new guacamole flavor, smoothie plans

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Habanero guacamole is a new offering from Jalisco, Mexico-based Freshcourt, and the company is soon planning to introduce several flavors of an avocado smoothie product.
Oct 24, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Avocados, #PMA