Fall Avocado Marketing

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Fall Avocado Marketing

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.

Peru provides summer volume

Xavier Equihua is thrilled with this year’s Peruvian avocado program.

California kept supplies up

California’s 2019 avocado crop is winding down, but the state played an important role during a season where volume was low and prices were high.

Florida avocado volume back to normal

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

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.

Organic avocado sales jump 28%

A growing number of consumers seem to be drawn to the organic avocado category, and grower-shippers say organic sales are on the rise.

Chilean avocado volume expected up slightly

It’s too early to say for sure how many avocados Chilean growers will export to the U.S. this year, but volume likely will be up a bit from last year’s 66 million pounds.

Peruvian avocado season extended through September

A late start for Peruvian avocados this summer means shippers should be able to stretch supplies into October, said Xavier Equihua, CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based Peruvian Avocado Commission.