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Avocado Heat Damage

Recently, the California avocado industry was hit by an unprecedented heatwave — a three-day event preceded by a very mild season that affected the entire industry. How can growers assess the damage to their trees and what can they do to help their groves recover?

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Latest News

GreenSheet | August 16, 2018

  • Aug 16, 2018

Read the latest GreenSheet for up-to-the-minute California avocado industry news, research and information.

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Morro Bay Avocado and Margarita Fest Will Offer More Avocado Dishes

  • Aug 15, 2018

Due to popular request, the organizers of the 12th Annual Avocado and Margarita Street Festival have expanded the footprint of the event and added numerous new food vendors to provide attendees with more space and more California avocado dishes to enjoy. The event takes place September 8 in Morro Bay. Learn more.

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Avocado Heat Damage Follow-up

  • Aug 14, 2018

On Friday July 6, 2018, the California avocado industry was hit by an unprecedented heatwave. For many growing areas the heat continued into July 7 and July 8. What made this event so different from previous heatwaves? Learn more.

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California Avocado Commission Sponsors FPFC’s Southern California Reception and Expo

  • Aug 14, 2018

This year the Fresh Produce and Floral SoCal Expo provided the California Avocado Commission with an opportunity to showcase California avocados to some of the region’s most influential produce managers and retail decision makers at the inaugural Monday Night Adventure Reception held at Disney’s California Adventure Park.

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Upcoming Events

12 Dec

Organic Grower Summit

6:30am - 9:30pm
Monterey, CA
13 Dec

Organic Grower Summit

6:30am - 3:00pm
Monterey, CA

Current Markets

California Hass (updated 08/08/2018)
Avocado Size FOB Price Field Price
48's $42.75-$50.25 $1.50-$1.80
60's $42.75-$45.24 $1.50-$1.60
70's $37.75-$40.25 $1.30-$1.40
Avocado Volume Summary (week ending 08/12/2018)
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 7,515,008 285,283,863
Import Total 51,740,309 1,772,906,899
USA Total 60,305,317 2,065,587,947