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Mexican avocado exporters are happy with the large order from the US for the Super Bowl

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Published Feb 10, 2024

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Avocado producers in Jalisco, Mexico, are planning to increase their exports to the US by 15,227 tons to meet the Super Bowl demand, despite climate variations affecting the fruit's weight and sale price last year. The expected export value is around 630 million Mexican pesos ($36.8 million), nearly double the previous year, and represents almost 12% of the 130,000 tons that will be exported nationally during the Super Bowl. The producers are also looking to expand their markets to China, India, South Korea, and Chile.
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Avocado producers from Jalisco, in western Mexico, will increase the export of this fruit to the United States by 15,227 tons to satisfy demand among Super Bowl fans, despite the effects on the product due to to the climatic variations of last year. Eleazar Oceguera Aguayo, president of the Association of Avocado Producers and Packers of Jalisco (Apeajal) announced that, although the export volume and profits will be greater than in 2023, climatic variations affected the individual weight of the avocados and therefore, the sale price. "This year with the climate changes the weight of the fruit hit us a lot, there was a lot of small fruit that is very cheap, it does not have the same price as the large ones, that is why the profit went down a lot for the producers and the sale of the avocado," he detailed. However, it is expected that the value of exports this season will be around 630 million Mexican pesos (about 36.8 million dollars), almost twice as much as what was achieved ...
Source: Biobiochile
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