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US: Rains boost productivity of Californian avocado

Fresh Avocado
Fruits
United States
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 29, 2024

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The California avocado industry is preparing for what promises to be an auspicious season. The California Avocado Commission is projecting a volume of 104 thousand tons for the 2024-25 season. The sector has experienced fluctuating growth in the last decade. Hass avocados account for approximately 95% of California production. The GEM variety, however, is very promising to complement the market, according to Splane.
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The California avocado industry is preparing for what promises to be an auspicious season. The California Avocado Commission (CAC) provided its first estimate at the end of January, projecting a volume of 104 thousand tons for the Golden State in the 2024-25 season. Terry Splane, vice president of marketing for the commission, told PortalFruticola.com that abundant rains have boosted production. Wait for the weather to be more favorable. "[The rain] gives energy to the fruit, and last year we lacked a little rain, that's why the harvest went down. We had a somewhat cold season after the rains, and what the trees really like after the rainy season is the heat," Splane said. The sector has experienced fluctuating growth in the last decade. While productive acres decreased by 17% from 2012 to 2022, crop values have increased by nearly 12%, according to the CAC's 2022 report. California avocados stay mostly at home, as the state's more than 30 million residents represent approximately ...
Source: MXfruit
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