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Chile’s avocado season starts with less production due to frost

- International
The Chilean 2022-23 avocado season began with an estimated production of 186,423 tons, representing a drop of 14.4 percent compared to the 217,000 tons the previous season.

Guatemala prepares to enter U.S. avocado market

- General News
Mexico, Peru, and Chile have been the prime world exporters of avocados. But other nations are moving into the lucrative market, notably Colombia and more recently Guatemala.

Mission Produce plans to open distribution center in UK in 2023

- General News
Mission Produce, Inc., a world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados with additional offerings in mangos, today announced plans to open a state-of-the-art ripening, packing and forward distribution center (FDC) in Dartford, England, in 2023.

Mission Produce Q3 2022 report shows higher revenue due to higher prices

- General News
Mission Produce, Inc., a world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados with additional offerings in mangos, today reported its financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended July 31, 2022.

Peruvian grape and blueberry exports to exceed $1 billion

- International
Peruvian agricultural exports are expected to reach $9.7 billion this year, an increase of almost 10 percent when compared to last year, according Agraria, using data from the Association of Agricultural Produces Guilds of Peru (AGAP).

Peruvian Hass avocado exports to grow by 8% this season

- International
With six weeks left to finish the 2022 exports campaign, Peruvian Hass avocado shipments have grown by 8 percent when compared to the previous season, according to Andina.

California Avocado Commission appoints interim president

- General News
The California avocado season is drawing quickly to a close.

Avocados From Mexico, Takis partner for soccer themed fall promotion

- General News
The world's biggest soccer event kicks off this November and Avocados From Mexico and Takis snacks are scoring big with their new shopper marketing campaign, "Guackeepers Keep it Good," helping fans bring the goodness of guac to their soccer viewing parties.

ProduceIQ: Markets fall with August doldrums

- Analysis
August is a notoriously slow month for fresh produce. Heat, the end of summer vacation, and the lack of holidays all contribute to weakened demand.

Calavo Growers opens Jalisco facility for exports to U.S.

- General News
Calavo Growers, Inc., a global avocado-industry leader and provider of value-added fresh food, announced official certification and opening of Jalisco packing facility for the American market.