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Avocados from Mexico at Walmart, research on ripeness

Avocados From Mexico has partnered with Walmart again, with more than 4,000 U.S. stores directing shoppers to avocado content through an online Chatbot.

Watermelon continues hot streak on Produce Market Guide

For the third week in a row, watermelons have held the top spot as the most searched commodity on Produce Market Guide.

Index Fresh starts Peruvian avocado season

Index Fresh, Riverside, Calif., has started Its Peruvian avocado season, with shipments lasting through early September.
Jun 05, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Avocados, #Peru

Hass Avocado Board promotes health with Livestrong.com

The Hass Avocado Board is promoting the health benefits of eating avocados daily through a partnership with Livestrong.com in June.

Peruvian avocado shipments underway

Avocados from Peru already were arriving in the U.S. in May, and shipments should continue until around Labor Day, importers said.

Unity Groves expands, upgrades

Unity Groves Corp. has expanded its acreage and looked to improve groves by “grafting better varieties,” said Louie Carricarte, president and owner.

Florida avocado suppliers see calm after storms

Rough tropical weather in 2017 and its fallout in 2018 are now history, and Florida avocado grower-shippers say they are eager to get back to business as usual this year.

California Avocado Commission takes over Little Italy Food Hall

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Restaurants in the Little Italy Food Hall will feature avocado-centric dishes in June, and 19 food writers got an early taste of the creativity during a California Avocado Commission event.

West Pak hires Joe Nava in sales, business development

West Pak Avocado Inc. has hired Joe Nava as vice president of sales and business development.

Packer Insight — FreshPACKMoves and avocados

The Packer's editor Tom Karst and Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle discuss their week's travels, to FreshPACKMoves in Pismo Beach, Calif., and to a California Avocado Commission event in San Diego.