LATEST NEWS FROM Avocados

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00:24AM Jul 07, 2020

Vegetable gains lead May imports

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. imports of fresh fruits in May were down 10.4% compared with a year ago, while fresh vegetable imports jumped 17%, according to newly released statistics.

14:46PM Jun 11, 2020

U.S. imports down sharply in April

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The contraction of U.S. foodservice business in April because of the COVID-19 crisis apparently contributed to a steep fall in U.S. fruit and vegetable imports, according to new trade numbers.

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17:34PM Jun 04, 2020

U.S. imports rise on strength of berries, grapes and avocados

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Led by grapes, avocados and berries, U.S. imports of fruits and vegetables rose 6% from May 2019 through April, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture trade statistics.

21:03PM May 24, 2020

U.S. blueberries, avocados gain access to China

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. blueberries grown in 11 states and California avocados now have access to the Chinese market as a result of the U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement.

12:25PM Mar 16, 2020

Avocados show growth in volume, value in 2019

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Dominated by Mexican fruit, total U.S. imports of avocados rose 6.4% in 2019 to more than 1.1 million metric tons.

15:02PM Jan 21, 2020

Mission Produce start South African avocado partnership

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Mission Produce Inc., Oxnard, is expanding its global avocado network with a partnership to market South African fruit to Europe and Asian markets, including China.

06:33AM Jan 16, 2020

Promising trade gains, U.S. signs phase one trade agreement with China

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The phase one trade agreement signed by the U.S. and China Jan. 15 will deliver potential trade gains for U.S. growers of potatoes, blueberries, avocados, and other crops.