Mexican farmers on strike: Avocado prices in US soaring

Mexican farmers on strike: Avocado prices in US soaring

Avocado imports from Mexico, which tend to Increase this time of year, have plunged, sending US prices for the fruit soaring. The reason is a strike by Mexican growers who are demanding higher pay and holding back avocados. According to the San Francisco Chronicle the fall in supply of avocados have driven up wholesale prices […]

Avocado prices on the rise in New Zealand

Avocado prices on the rise in New Zealand

Avocado prices are escalating in the supermarkets across New Zealand. Despite the adverse climate, the supply is still high to meet the demands. The bad wind season has been pointed out as the major reason for the price hike for the fruit. Many avocado cultivators in Taranaki have complained about the bad season. Many of […]

Marks and Spencer offering smaller avocados

Marks and Spencer offering smaller avocados

  English retailer Mark and Spencer announced their plans to sell mini avocados on the high streets for the first time ever. The new fruit, which, the company claims to have a creamier and sweeter taste and weights just sixty grams is also richer than normal avocados. These mini avocados are grown outside Malaga in […]