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Hass Avocado Board announces 2024 executive committee

- General News
The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) has announced its newly elected executive committee members for the 2024 board year

Colombia Avocado Board adds two new members

- General News
The Colombia Avocado Board elected Brian Gomez and Kathryn Mejía Vergel as two new members at its annual meeting

Robinson Fresh projects strong holiday demand, 2024 fresh produce trends

- General News
Holiday celebrations offer hope for a surge in grocery and retail channel growth despite inflation and weakening consumer demand.

Mission Produce expands global sourcing with ‘discover’ campaign

- General News
Mission Produce, Inc. a world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados, today announced the rollout of the second part of its ‘Discover the Mission Advantage’ campaign to highlight its diversified global sourcing strategy, starting at the New York Produce Show.

Telling our story, avocado style

- Analysis
How should the avocado industry deal with negative stories about avocado crops with regards to sustainability?

Peru’s flavors highlighted at New York Produce Show

- General News
The Trade Commission Office for Peru, based in New York City, will be exhibiting Peruvian flavors at the New York Produce Show

Cabilfrut partners with Colombian avocado grower-packer

- General News
Through a comprehensive strategic alliance between the Chilean avocado producing and exporting company, Cabilfrut, together with Green SuperFood - one of the leading companies in avocado production in Colombia with operations also in Brazil - have joined forces in order to enhance their offer, with commercial programs in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin American markets.

WP launches tropical fruit school program

- General News
WP Produce brings colorful, flavorful, and nutritious innovation to school lunch with its Tropical Fruit Pilot Program.

CA Avocado Commission promotes VPs to co-executive leaders

- General News
At its November 16 Board meeting, the newly elected California Avocado Commission Board of Directors named current CAC Vice President of Industry Affairs and Operations, Ken Melban, and Vice President of Marketing Terry Splane as co-executive leaders of the organization, effective immediately.

Hass avocados removed as host for Oriental Fruit Fly

- General News
California Avocado Commission staff informed USDA of this inconsistency, which led USDA to remove Hass avocado from the host list on October 27, 2023.