California Avocados Grow Here

Nothing But The Best.

By the best. For the best. We are the growers of the California Avocado Commission and we are committed to quality, sustainability and good agricultural practices.

Our Mission.

Our Mission is to maximize grower returns by enhancing premium brand positioning for California avocados and improving grower sustainability.

Hand Grown in California.

California Avocados are highly sought after by discriminating consumers who appreciate the fruit’s freshness, exceptional taste, consistently superior quality, and healthfulness.

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Latest News

The Commission has launched a re-designed spring-themed recipe page to drive demand and interest in early-season California avocados.

In preparation for the upcoming 2014 California avocado season, the California Avocado Commission (CAC) retail merchandising directors (RMDs) have hit the road for a series of in-person retailer meetings with CAC’s key accounts.

Drs. Richard Stouthamer and Akif Eskalen recently visited Vietnam to learn about polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) pest management opportunities. Read more about their discoveries and future PSHB research.

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12 Mauchly, Suite L | Irvine, CA 92618
Ph: (949) 341-1955 | Fx: (949) 341-1970

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CAC is again offering a GAP incentive rebate (GIR) that reimburses participating growers for the actual GAP audit costs. The deadline for first-time GIR submissions is April 30.

The Commission has undertaken a number of initiatives to help California avocado growers cope with the current drought emergency.

Current Markets

California Hass (updated 04/07/2014)
Avocado Size FOB Price Field Price
48's 36.00-37.00 1.24-1.28
60's 30.00-31.00 1.00-1.04
70's 24.00-25.00 0.76-0.80
Avocado Volume Summary (week ending 04/13/2014)
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 10,272,156 52,549,134
Import Total 30,625,215 738,649,718
USA Total 40,899,461 805,324,317