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Mexican avocado volume to gradually rise

Supplies of Mexican avocados should pick up as fall progresses after going through a shortfall this summer.

Avocado volume expected to increase after summer shortfall

U.S. avocado volume was expected to increase this fall after a summer of tight supplies.

USDA seeks comments on assessments for avocados, kiwi, passion fruit

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has requested comments on its pest risk assessments for avocados from Brazil, kiwi from Argentina and passion fruit from Ecuador.

Study unlocks avocado DNA

The genome of the avocado has been sequenced.

UC Davis: Avocado promotion programs have increased demand

A study commissioned by the Hass Avocado Board found that promotion programs have been a worthwhile investment for producers and importers of the fruit.

Mission releases avocado interchangeability chart

Mission Produce Inc., Oxnard, Calif., is offering a Size Interchangeability chart, giving foodservice operators information on avocado yields by size and preparation.

GreenFruit Avocado’s 2-count boxes debut at PMA foodservice

Avocado grower-shipper Greenfruit Avocado, Newport Beach, Calif., is introducing new cartons at the Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference and Expo.

GreenFruit Avocado’s 2-count boxes debut at PMA foodservice

Avocado grower-shipper Greenfruit Avocado, Newport Beach, Calif., is introducing new cartons at the Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference and Expo.

Avocados from Peru to celebrate Peruvian culture

Avocados from Peru and the Embassy of Peru plan to host a culture celebration in Washington, D.C., for Peru’s National Day.
Jul 22, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Avocados

California avocado growers talk labor, trade with Sonny Perdue

Agriculture Sonny Perdue toured an avocado grove in Escondido, Calif., discussing water and labor issues with growers and industry members.