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West Pak Avocado appoints new Senior VP of Finance

- General News
West Pak Avocado is thrilled to announce the appointment of Leonard Cueva as the company's Senior Vice President of Finance.

California avocado season approaches

- General News
The California Avocado Commission has updated the forecast for its fiscal year 2020-21 to 292 million pounds, which is an eight percent reduction from its pre-season crop estimate and in the range of an average size crop.

Avocados from Mexico announces return of ‘Taco Tip Off’ program

- General News
Avocados From Mexico (AFM), the No. 1 selling brand of avocados in the U.S, is teaming up with Mission Foods, the leading tortilla brand in the U.S., for the second consecutive year for the return of "Taco Tip Off."

Produce IQ: Markets freeze with Texas

- Analysis
Overall produce markets gained 2 percent as a major winter storm plunged much of the U.S. into a deep freeze.

Big Peruvian Hass avocado gains may stop after this season

- International
Peru’s avocado growers plan to increase production for the upcoming season, but a law change is already starting to curtail investments.

Super Bowl demand breaks Mexican avocado import records

- General News
The U.S. imported a historic record of 277 million pounds of Mexican avocados in the first four weeks of the year leading up to the Big Game.

California Avocado Commission referendum scheduled

- General News
Every five years the California Department of Food and Agriculture holds a state-mandated referendum vote to provide California avocado growers the opportunity to determine whether the California Avocado Commission will be reapproved to continue for the next five years.

How to avoid Avocado Hand, and more guacamole tips ahead of the big game

- Produce with Pamela
It's time for my annual reminder of all the things consumers need to know to take advantage of the biggest avocado holiday of the year.

Mission Produce releases first financial report after fall IPO

- General News
Mission Produce, Inc., the world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh avocados, today reported its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended October 31, 2020.

ProduceIQ: Markets slide before demand bump

- Analysis
Overall market prices are lower on most commodities. Both supply and demand are less than in recent years, causing prices to plateau in the mid-range.