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Some consumers have had a soft spot for avocados during the pandemic

May 5, 2021
Demand for avocados rose about 7% last year. But some consumers found there were drawbacks to buying them via curbside delivery.
With consumers spending more time in grocery stores and restaurants, consumption of avocados is expected to continue to increase.
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How cartels seized Mexico's avocado business

Nov 26, 2019
Mexico's avocado farmers report extortion, hijacking and related danger posed by cartels.
An avocado orchard in the Mexican state of Michoacan.
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Did someone say avocado bar?

Dec 25, 2018
A conversation with the co-founders of Avocaderia, the world’s first avocado bar.
New York City's Avocaderia is the "world's first avocado bar."
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Avocado lovers, rejoice! Prices are starting to stabilize

Jul 27, 2017
Some good news for avocado fans: After hitting record highs this year, the price of the creamy superfruit is beginning to stabilize. The news comes as U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visits with his counterpart today in Mexico, where most of the avocados consumed in the U.S. are grown. We explore avocado’s recent ups and […]