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Westfalia Fruit enters Colombian avocado season

- General News
“Colombia is an exciting cultivation region for Westfalia,” said David Fausset, Business Development Director. “We have created a world class integrated supply chain and we are thrilled to offer this quality fruit program as a commercial advantage to our customers.”

Colombia Avocado Board celebrates 10th anniversary of Free Trade Agreement

- General News
The Colombia Avocado Board (CAB) joined by industry leaders from Colombia and the United States met in Washington, D.C. for a celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the United States and Colombia.

Colombian avocado exports to the U.S. to increase by 50% by 2024

- International
Colombia exported 2,376 tons of avocados to the U.S. last year, and in 2022 plan to increase that by 30 percent.

Colombia rises to sixth largest avocado exporter

- International
Colombian avocado shipments totaled 96,903 tons valued at $205 million in 2021, reflecting an increase of 26 percent in volume and 40 percent in value when compared to the previous year.

Colombian ag exports reach new record in 2021

- International
Colombia’s Ministry of Agriculture announced that ag exports set a new record by reaching $8.496 billion in 2021, with 27 countries having opened their markets to 57 Colombian products through the government’s Health Diplomacy strategy.

Colombian Hass avocado exports grew by 35% in volume, 63% in value this year

- International
In the first nine months of this year, Colombia exported 69,629 tons of Hass avocado, 35 percent more than the 51,565 tons exported during the same period last year.

APHIS approves Colombian mangos for U.S. market

- General News
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) published on November 22nd in the Federal Register the Final Notice with the phytosanitary requirements that Colombian producers, who are willing to export mangoes to the United States, must meet.

Colombia Avocado Board debuts new brand

- General News
The Colombia Avocado Board is excited to reveal their new brand image as part of a new strategic plan to increase Colombian avocado imports to the U.S.

Colombia Avocado Board elects officers to two-year term

- General News
In September, the nine-member Colombia Avocado Board (CAB) elected four new officers to Board of Directors, serving a two-year term from 2021 through 2023.

Colombian avocado exports nearly double in early 2021

- Analysis
From January to May 2021, Colombian avocado exports reached $114.3 million, marking an increase of 87.8 percent, according to ProColombia.