“One of the keys is to be able to stay on the menu year round,” he said. “And our job as a marketer and distributor is to have fruit available at a value at any given time of the year.”
So for a good part of the year, we have avocados from Mexico.”
The popularity of avocados in foodservice spills over into consumer use and retail trade, Caloroso said.
“A lot of the food trends are created by foodservice, and then consumers want to replicate that in their kitchens,” he said.