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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.
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Avocados take lead in produce sales dollars

Mar 27, 2017 by The Packer
Dollar sales increases of avocados far outpaced those for other produce items, according to the first 2017 issue of the Hass Avocado Board's Retail Data Report, which covered the four weeks ending Oct. 30.