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Presence of Colombian avocado in the United States continues to grow

Published May 20, 2024

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Colombia is experiencing a peak in its secondary avocado crop, with the US market receiving over 50 weekly containers of avocados from May to June. The Colombian avocado market has seen annual growth of two to three digits, with more than 400 growers certified to ship Hass avocados to the US. Avocados are available year-round in the US from Colombia, with a peak in volume from May to June and a main harvest season from September to January. The Colombia Avocado Board (CAB) is supporting the growth and sustainability of the avocado industry, and exports are projected to increase by over 50% by 2024.
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The secondary Colombian avocado crop is currently at its peak, with flowering typically extending from April to August and may reach its peak between May and June. The US market receives more than 50 weekly containers of avocados from Colombia during this time. However, volume is expected to gradually decrease throughout the season. The growth of the Colombian avocado market comes hand in hand with continuous annual growth of two to three digits and is coupled with the maturity of the country's producing regions. There are currently more than a dozen state-of-the-art packing sheds and more than 400 growers are certified to ship Hass avocados to the U.S. market. Colombian avocados are available year-round and, due to the region's tropical climate, have varied blooms and harvest times, with two harvest seasons. These include the current harvest and the main harvest, which runs from September to January. Manuel Michel, executive director of the Colombia Avocado Board (CAB) pointed ...
Source: MXfruit
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