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California heatwave lowers avocado volume

Aug 22, 2018 by Tom Burfield
A heatwave in early July put a crimp in California’s avocado volume, but as temperatures dropped from the 110-degree-plus range and the groves started cooling down, growers seemed pleased with the product they had.
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Avocados a top seller at retail

Mar 29, 2018 by Tom Burfield
Avocados are a hit at retail, ranking first among items shoppers said they bought in the past 12 months that they didn't buy previously, according to The Packer's 2018 Fresh Trends.