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Hass board touts avocados’ nutrition benefits

The Irvine, Calif.-based Hass Avocado Board has been spreading the word about the nutrition benefits of hass avocados.
Mar 25, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Avocados

California Avocado Commission's marketing to focus on Western markets

California avocado growers will focus mainly on California and the West, and marketing programs will be targeted to and customized for those customers.
Mar 25, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Avocados

Awards recognize TMD’s redesign of Del Rey Avocado website

Fallbrook, Calif.-based Del Rey Avocado’s spring 2018 website redesign by TMD Creative has received recognition from national awards programs.

Avocados From Mexico partners with Milwaukee Bucks

Avocados From Mexico has become the official avocado of the Milwaukee Bucks. 

Mission Produce Ready to give avocado shoppers ripeness choice

Mission Produce Inc. is Ready to give consumers the choice to buy avocados that are ready to eat now and/or in 2-3 days with a new ripening and merchandising program.
Mar 05, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Avocados

Sustainability theme resonates for Apeel Sciences at Fruit Logistica

BERLIN — James Rogers, founder and CEO of Apeel Sciences, says the firm’s newly announced partnership with European avocado marketer Nature’s Pride hit all the right notes at Fruit Logistica.

California Avocado Commission seeks exports to China

As trade talks with China progress, the California Avocado Commission is seeking to advance its 14-year campaign to allow California avocados access to China, which is seeing leaps in demand for the fruit.

Mann Packing acquisition boosts Fresh Del Monte’s U.S. sales

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., Coral Gables, Fla., reports its 2018 acquisition of Mann Packing Co. led to higher sales in North America for the year.

Avocados still have room to grow in global markets

BERLIN — World trade and consumption of fresh avocados has been rocketing higher for the past 15 years, but how long can the market continue to grow?

Avocado purchases in 2018

Promoted for their creamy texture and “healthy” fat attributes, avocados were the No. 1 item that shoppers said they bought in the past 12 months that they did not buy previously.