Developments in the Avocado Sector and Their Implications for California Producers and Consumers

Sayre, James E.

from ARE Update Vol. 26, No. 2, Nov/Dec, 2022

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Abstract

Avocado consumption per capita in the United States has tripled in twenty years, yet California has decreased its bearing acreage over the last decade. One state in Mexico has primarily fulfilled this surge in demand, but newer importers may compete more directly with California producers and drive down consumer prices.

Keywords

Mexican avocados, import competition, seasonality, trade negotiations, Michoacán

Citation

Sayre, James E. 2022. "Developments in the Avocado Sector and Their Implications for California Producers and Consumers." ARE Update 26(2): 9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/filer/file/1671729669/20572/