After rocky start, Mexican avocado season stabilizes

11/04/2013 09:56:00 AM
Vicky Boyd

“California doesn’t look like it has the crop it did in 2013, which should draw more fruit out of Mexico,” he said.

Adding to the potential for greater imports is an increase in the number of Mexico groves certified to ship to the U.S., Wedin said.

Under a protocol developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Mexican counterpart, avocado groves must be inspected regularly and found free of five pests before their fruit can enter the U.S.

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