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Mission Produce Q2 report shows big avocado volume gain

- General News
Mission Produce, Inc., the world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh avocados, today reported its financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended April 30, 2021.

Peru’s ag exports to U.S grew 7.5% in 2020

- International
Despite the pandemic, in 2020 Peruvian agricultural exports continued to grow, reaching $7.47 billion compared to $7.09 billion in 2019.

Beware of avocado price spike this summer

- General News
The pandemic and restaurant closings couldn’t slow the consumer demand growth for avocados.

70MM pounds of avocados expected for Cinco de Mayo

- General News
Avocado consumption insights from Mission Produce, Inc., the world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados, shows that 100 million Americans are expected to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year.

Oppy now offers California avocados through Eco Farms partnership

- General News
Marking a year of striving forward and strengthening synergies since Oppy acquired a 65% stake in Eco Farms last spring, the duo is now bringing California avocados — branded in the new Eco Farms label — to the market, celebrating the unification of the two companies.

Michoacán avocado supplier meets rising demand with direct-sourced, bagged options

- General News
As avocado demand continues to rise and retailers look forward to Cinco de Mayo and summer sales boosts, growing Mexican players in the marketplace offer additional options to meet supply.

Fall and winter holidays drive higher avocado sales

- General News
Holiday avocado sales continued to grow as shoppers purchased a record number of fresh Hass avocados during the 2020 fall and winter holidays.

ProduceIQ: Once again, Avocados fly close to the sun

- General News
The swing of Spring is well underway and much of the fresh produce industry is transitioning to new harvesting regions. Though prices broadly are flat, volume continues to accelerate as spring crops begin harvest.

Referendum affirms CAC to continue operations

- General News
The California Department of Food and Agriculture recently completed a state-mandated referendum vote that determined the California Avocado Commission is approved to continue in operation for the next five years.

Peru leads in blueberry and quinoa shipments, second in avocado and fresh asparagus

- International
According to the head of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur), Claudia Cornejo, Peru managed to maintain its global leadership in various products in 2020 despite the current pandemic.