There seems to be no stopping the rise in popularity avocado has been enjoying globally, with consumption in Italy even predicted to double, as reported by Fresh Plaza. Some countries, however, have noticed an oversupply affecting prices at times, such as in the Netherlands and Australia, with the latter even having dumped some avocados due to this. Despite this, Australia is set to double its avocado production by 2026, and Spain is expecting a 20 per cent larger harvest this year compared to 2020.
In North America, the U.S. is now open to a second Mexican state for avocado export. For almost 25 years, Mexico has been allowed to export avocados only from one western Mexico state: Michoacán. The second state is Jalisco.
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