Q4 Holidays Add Millions to Hass Avocado Retail Sales   

April 8, 2024 Hass Avocado Board

Shoppers embraced festive avocado dishes during the fourth quarter holidays. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve weeks generated higher avocado dollar sales compared to 2022, according to the recently released avocado sales recap from Hass Avocado Board (HAB). Avocado volume and dollar sales during Christmas week grew +3%, adding +1.2 million units and +$1.3 million to the category.

USDA Seeks National Hass Avocado Board Nominees

March 8, 2024 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations for the Hass Avocado Board to fill seats for eight members whose terms expire Oct. 31, 2024. Nomination applications are due April 1. Appointed members will serve three-year terms beginning Nov. 1, 2024, and ending Oct. 31, 2027.

Hass Avocado Board Launches 2024 Online Nominations, Invites Industry Leaders to Shape The Future of Avocado Success

March 4, 2024 Hass Avocado Board

The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) initiates the 2024 nominations, announcing the availability of open seats. Between now and April 1, eligible Hass avocado producers and importers can nominate themselves or others at HassAvocadoBoard.com/nominations for one of eight three-year terms opening on the Board this November—four open seats for producers and four importers.

Bagged Avocados Shine During Third Quarter Holidays

January 30, 2024 Hass Avocado Board

Bagged avocados continue to emerge as a preferred choice for shoppers during holiday gatherings. A recent Avocado Holiday Retail Recap report by the Hass Avocado Board (HAB) notes a rise in sales of bagged avocados during the 2023 summer holidays. Avocado sales data and shopper research also indicates a preference for bagged avocados for everyday meals and for use in recipes for seasonal gatherings.

Hass Avocado Board Announces New Executive Committee for 2024 Board Year

December 14, 2023 Hass Avocado Board

The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) has announced its newly-elected executive committee board members for the 2024 board year. As of December 6, 2023, the following individuals are officially seated as HAB executive committee members.