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Mexican avocados vanishing in the U.S.

If a grower’s strike in the Mexican state of Michoacan doesn’t end soon, Mexican avocados will all but disappear from store shelves and menus by Thanksgiving, according to importers.

Organic avocado demand keeps growing

While demand for some organic commodities seems to be leveling off, that doesn’t seem to be the case for organic avocados from Mexico.

Grower-led halt to Mexican avocados an “extreme situation”

A group of “dissident growers” of avocados in Mexico are impeding harvest crews from entering orchards, and importers say inventories are dropping quickly.

Avocados from Peru get spooky

Wrapping up a record-breaking season, Avocados from Peru is partnering with the World Avocado Organization and Fooddeco for “AvoWeen.”
Oct 29, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Avocados, #Peru

Mission's #GreenFriday focuses on avocados after Thanksgiving

Mission Produce is asking consumers to go green on Black Friday.

Hass avocados participate in food and nutrition expo

The Hass Avocado Board continues its education of food and nutrition professionals by exhibiting at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo.

Peru’s avocado exports hit record

Peru exported 182 million pounds of avocado to the U.S. this season.

Mission Produce celebrates 35 years

Mission Produce is celebrating its 35th anniversary at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Oct. 18-20 in Orlando, Fla.

USDA appoints members to the Hass Avocado Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed nine members to the Hass Avocado Board.

Oct 17, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #USDA, #Avocados

Eco Farms launches website

Temecula, Calif.-based Eco Farms has launched a new website.