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Kroger expands Apeel avocado program, adds limes, asparagus

Kroger is rolling out avocados with Apeel Sciences’ shelf-life extender in 1,100 stores, and plans to stock Apeel limes and asparagus in Cincinnati stores this fall.

Seald Sweet brings on Mexican avocados with partnership

Seald Sweet International is branching out into avocados with a partnership with Mexican grower Valvilla Produce.

2019 Fresh Trends: Avocados

This creamy green fruit was the No. 1 item that consumers said they are buying now that they did not buy previously.

Boosted by fresh, Calavo Growers enjoys record third quarter

Led by strong fresh avocado sales, fiscal third-quarter revenues hit a record $359.3 million for Santa Paula, Calif.-based Calavo Growers.

La Bonanza opens South Texas avocado import facility

La Bonanza, Uruapan, Mexico, has opened an import and distribution facility in Mission, Texas, for avocados and guacamole products.

Chilean avocado association offers digital calendar

As the Chilean avocado season starts, consumers can download a daily reminder of the imported fruit.

Avocados From Peru partners with ShopRite, New York Jets

Avocados From Peru, ShopRite and the New York Jets have joined forces on a promotional campaign centered around the start of the NFL season.

Consumers crave organic avocados

With avocados ranking No. 1 on the Environmental Working Group’s Clean Fifteen list of produce items, you might think sales of the organic version of the fruit would be minimal.

Volume back to normal for Florida avocados

Volume of Florida’s green-skin avocados is back to normal this year, following tight supplies last season spurred by Hurricane Irma.

Avocados From Mexico plans fall promotions

Fall is an ideal time to market avocados, and Irving, Texas-based Avocados From Mexico has come up with a number of promotional opportunities to help its retail customers move more Mexican avocados during that time.