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Mexico would produce 2.77 million tons of avocado this year

Fresh Avocado
Mexico
Market & Price Trends
Published Apr 13, 2024

Tridge summary

Mexico's avocado production is on the rise, with a projected increase of 5% in 2024, reaching 2.77 million metric tons. This growth is part of a larger trend that has seen production soar by nearly 75% from 2014 to 2023, solidifying Mexico's position as the leading avocado producer globally. The surge in production is attributed to strong demand in key markets such as the United States, Canada, Japan, and Spain, despite facing competition from Peruvian avocados. Factors fueling this expansion include favorable weather conditions in major producing regions like Michoacán, Jalisco, and the State of Mexico, as well as a strategic shift by farmers from traditional crops to avocado orchards. Michoacán and Jalisco, in particular, have seen significant growth in avocado planting and exports, especially to the US market in 2023.
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(Agraria.pe) Mexico's avocado production in 2024 would be 5% higher than that recorded in 2023, reaching 2.77 million metric tons due to strong demand. This is detailed in an annual report from the Foreign Agricultural Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The above would be explained by the constant growth in recent years of Mexico's avocado sector, with production that grew almost 75% between 2014 and 2023, mainly due to strong demand from international markets and domestic consumption, given that there is a largest annual supply of fruit. The figure reached in 2023 showed that the Aztec nation maintains its place as the largest avocado producer in the world, with fruit shipped to destinations such as the United States (with more than 80% of shipments), Canada, Japan and Spain. In Europe, the Mexican avocado has strong competition with its counterpart from Peru, as well as in the US market. To further enhance its cultivation, the report highlights not ...
Source: Agraria
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