Five-Year Independent Evaluation Commissioned by Hass Avocado Board Finds Promotion Programs Increase Profits, Expand Demand

August 8, 2019 Hass Avocado Board

The five-year evaluation (2013-2017) also found that the promotion programs conducted by HAB and its member associations played a fundamental role in expanding demand for Hass avocados in the United States.

Henry Avocado Recalls Whole Avocados Because of Possible Health Risk

March 25, 2019 Henry Avocado Corporation

Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples taken during a routine government inspection at its California packing facility. There are no reported illnesses associated with this recall.

How Avocados and Kale Became So Popular

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?

Big Game Party Goers Can Be Assured – Avocados From Mexico Will be Available in Record Numbers

January 21, 2019 Avocados From Mexico

Despite reports to the contrary, there will be plenty of guacamole as U.S. imports of Mexican avocados are at record levels and will continue to be so as we approach the Big Game, Sunday, February 3. The United States received a record 71.9 million pounds for the week ending January 13, 2019; [i] January imports of Mexican avocados are projected to reach 217 million pounds, up 16 percent from last year during the same period.

Mission Produce and Hazel Technologies Partner on Shelf-life Extension of Avocados

January 15, 2019 Mission Produce, Inc.

Mission Produce, Inc. and Hazel Technologies, Inc. announce a partnership to extend the shelf-life of avocados and enhance customer experience. As part of the collaboration, Mission Produce will continue to test (with the aim to integrate) Hazel Technologies’ USDA-funded packaging solution across its global supply chain to reduce waste and shrinkage.