Avocados: A Produce Industry Success Story


The growth in the market for fresh avocados in the United States has been remarkable. In the 1990s, consumption was relatively flat, averaging 1.6 lbs. per capita. Following a series of immigration, legal, cultural, and even supermarket changes, consumption has increased 350% to an average of more than 7 lbs. per capita as of 2020.

Dietitian Approved: New Study Links Avocado Consumption with Improved Diet Quality & Nutrient Intake

Dietary guidelines around the world recommend increased consumption of fruit and vegetables as they may help support health and wellness…

Appetite for Avocados Fuels a Win-Win Between Mexico and the U.S.

Imports of food products are often seen primarily as a threat to domestic producers while the broader economic impacts are…

USDA Presents: Avocado Annual – 2019-2020

Avocados are one of the most important agricultural products in Mexico. They only grow year-round in one state – Michoacán…