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Current inventory of California and imported avocados

Click on the graph to see updated data for this week’s market supply situation on our avocado statistics page.


The Intro of Avocados to the US

A history of marketing of the avocado to the USA market: How the “alligator pear” went from obscure delicacy to America’s favorite fruit Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show called Good Day New York.


How Much More can the Supply Grow to Meet Demand?

Americans’ love for avocados and rising prices for the highly exportable fruit are fueling the deforestation of central Mexico’s pine forests as farmers rapidly expand their orchards to feed demand. Avocado trees flourish at about the same altitude and climate as the pine and fir forests in the mountains of Michoacan, the state that produces most of Mexico’s avocados.


Here’s a way to Increase Consumption

Has avocado toast been replaced by avocado buns?

The photogenic green fruit may be an Instagram darling, but its latest role is proving controversial. When Amsterdam food stylist Colette Dike shared an unusual use for the avocado on her account, @fooddeco, she sent the Internet into a frenzy, polarizing fans of the ingredient.


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