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CAC Proactively Adjusts to COVID-19

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the California Avocado Commission has continuously monitored the evolving situation and made swift adjustments to its marketing plans, office operations, and grower and industry communications.

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COVID-19 Resource Page for California Avocado Growers

To help members of the California avocado industry manage the challenges presented by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Commission has created a resource page with the latest industry-relevant COVID-19 news and updates.

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Latest News

Federal Funds Available to Receive and Maintain Organic Certification

  • Aug 11, 2020

The Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP) provides federal funds to assist growers and handlers with the costs associated with applying for and maintaining organic certification under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program. New OCCSP applications are due October 31, 2020.

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Ike’s Love & Sandwiches Celebrated California Avocado Month with Two New Sandwiches

  • Aug 10, 2020

Throughout the month of June, Ike’s Love & Sandwiches, a sandwich chain based in Northern California, featured California avocados at 70 locations in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Texas.

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California Avocado Month Public Relations and Outreach Campaign Generates 106 Million Impressions

  • Aug 08, 2020

California Avocado Month celebrates the versatility and freshness of premium California avocados at the height of the season. To generate excitement about the availability of the fruit, the California Avocado Commission leveraged the creativity of celebrated chefs and top-tier bloggers to showcase California avocados in a variety of dishes and recipes that incorporate unique preparation...

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Recording of Laurel Wilt and Ambrosia Beetles Research Updates Webinar Available Online

  • Aug 07, 2020

In late July, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences hosted a meeting in which they provided updates concerning their research projects. The recording of the update is now available online. 

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Current Markets

California Hass Field Prices Per Pound
Updated 08/05/2020
Avocado Size Conventional #1 Organic #1
48's $1.12 - $1.20 $1.94 - $2.10
60's $0.96 - $1.04 $1.68 - $1.74
70's $0.58 - $0.74 $1.20 - $1.38
Avocado Volume Summary
Week ending 08/09/2020
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 9,865,726 305,348,254
Import Total 43,855,728 1,887,372,415
USA Total 55,547,399 2,215,717,372

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