To be recognized as the most-desired avocado in the world by fostering a vibrant industry.
To maximize grower returns by enhancing premium brand positioning for California avocados and improving grower sustainability.
On January 15, 2020, an Economic and Trade Agreement between the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China was finalized. Within the Horticultural Products agreement, one of the four Key Achievements is China’s commitment to “Sign and implement a phytosanitary protocol to allow the importation of California Hass avocados into China."
The California Avocado Commission’s (CAC) Production Research Committee is seeking proposals for Avocado Establishment and Production Costs and Profitability Analysis Studies. The Committee is seeking proposals that will modernize and update the Avocado Production Cost Studies.
CAC and Packers to Host Produce Safety Alliance Trainings in Fallbrook and Ventura – REGISTRATION REQUIRED
The final deadline for growers under the Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule is January 26, 2020. Accordingly, all farming operations with more than $25,000 in average annual produce sales during the previous three-year period must be ready to demonstrate compliance (all deadlines are listed below).
The California Avocado Commission (CAC) seeks interested candidates to fill two vacancies on the Commission Board of Directors. Nomination materials for both positions are due February 3, 2020.
The California Avocado Commission has published the 2020 California Avocado Pre-season Crop Estimate for January 1 – December 31, 2020 on the California avocado growers website
The Winter 2019 issue of From the Grove is now available on the California avocado growers website.