Avocados

  AVOCADOS

The likelihood of an avocado purchase fell four percentage points from last year, but there’s still plenty of interest in this green fruit. Avocados were the No. 2 “new” produce item that consumers said they bought this year that they did not buy previously.

 

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Organics continue to rise in avocado market

08/20/2014

Organic avocados are generating interest among consumers and bringing higher returns for growers, marketers say.

Camposol second quarter sales soar

08/15/2014

Rising avocado sales and solid asparagus prices were the key drivers for a 55% increase in sales during the second quarter for Camposol Holding Ltd., Lima, Peru.

California Avocado Commission extends breakfast promotion

08/14/2014

The California Avocado Commission has extended its program promoting breakfast use of avocados.

Fall season to feature full plate of promotions

08/14/2014

As the fall marketing season approaches, avocado marketers say they are preparing to build on consumption levels in the U.S. that they could only vaguely imagine a few years earlier.

Options key to retail sales growth

08/14/2014

Choice is the most vital factor to fresh avocado sales success at retail, avocado marketers say.

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Market Scope - Avocados — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 18

2014-08-17

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS DISTRICT — Crossings (155-143-173) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices 84s generally unchanged, others lower. Cartons two-layer hass 32s mostly $36.25, 36s mostly $36.25-37.25, 40s mostly $33.25, 48s mostly $28.25-29.25, 60s mostly $28.25-29.25, 70s mostly $28.25-29.25, 84s $23.25-24.25. Extra services included.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (94-79-**) —Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices 70s and 84s generally unchanged, others higher. Cartons two-layer hass 32s mostly $38.25, 36s mostly $38.25, 40s mostly $38.25, 48s mostly $37.25-38.25, 60s $37.25-38.25, 70s mostly $35.25, 84s $25.25-26.25. Extra services included. California growers continue to harvest but volume is on the decline. The size curve is peaking on the 48s and 60s. California's season will continue into mid-September but the majority of the remaining volume will be harvested in August. **unavailable

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (29-39-35) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 8-9s generally unchanged; 10-12s higher. Cartons one-layer flats. 8-9s mostly $5-5.50, 10-12s mostly $6-7. Predominate variety simmond. Quality good.

PERU — Imports (13-55*-28) — Imports via boat. Movement expected to remain about the same as Aug. 4-17. Port of entry: Philadelphia and New York. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Cartons two-layer hass 28s $23.25-25.25, 32-36s $25.25-27.25, 40s $25.25-27.25, 50s $26.25-28.25, 60s $26.25-28.25, 70s $31.25-33.25. Quality good. Port of entry: Southern California. Trading moderate. Prices 40-50s and 84s unchanged, others higher. Cartons two-layer hass 28-50s $25.25-26.25, 60s $29.25-30.25, 70s $27.25-28.25, 84s $24.25-26.25. Quality good.

 


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