How Avocados and Kale Became So Popular

Avocado toast. Kale shakes. Goji berry smoothies. Quinoa bowls.

If foods were celebrities, these would be just a handful of the treats that have received the red-carpet treatment in the last few years.

But why do some fruits and vegetables become the A-listers of the food industry – highly desired produce with the ability to jump-start profits and shape the daily eating habits of billions?

Why is that kale and avocado have seen such a meteoric rise in popularity and sit centre stage basking happily in the spotlight while the humble carrot or poor old turnip remain firmly on the Z-list?

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