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Federal Assistance Information for Those Impacted by Fire or Santa Ana Winds

California avocado industry members impacted by the recent wildfires and/or Santa Ana winds must notify their crop insurance agent within 72 hours of the events; field appointments for growers who have been impacted by the Thomas Fire are available. USDA Farm Service Agency disaster assistance programs also may be available to industry members affected by these natural disasters.

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Latest News

Commission Pitches Trend-setting California Avocado Menu Items to Targeted Restaurant Chains

  • Dec 06, 2017

For three days in November, the California Avocado Commission showcased trend-setting California avocado culinary menu applications to R&D/product innovation executives and corporate chefs from American restaurant chains ranked 201-400 in the nation.

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CDFA Decision Makes the Harvest of Windfall Fruit Illegal

  • Dec 04, 2017

The Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule prohibits the distribution of produce that drops to the ground before harvesting. The Commission just received notification that effective November 21, 2017, the California Code of Regulations no longer allows for maturity testing of avocados after a wind fall event, making any harvesting of wind fall avocados illegal. 

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Commission Collaborates with Foodservice Editors in Advance of 2018 Season

  • Nov 29, 2017

Members of the California Avocado Commission’s foodservice team attended the 2017 International Foodservice Editorial Council Annual Conference, which gathers foodservice trade publication editors from across the globe.

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GreenSheet | November 16, 2017

  • Nov 16, 2017

Read the latest GreenSheet for up-to-the-minute California avocado industry news, research and information.

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Current Markets

California Hass (updated 12/05/2017)
Avocado Size FOB Price Field Price
48's Insufficient Volume Insufficient Volume
60's Insufficient Volume Insufficient Volume
70's Insufficient Volume Insufficient Volume
Avocado Volume Summary (week ending 12/10/2017)
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 4,536 44,793
Import Total 41,244,234 228,266,641
USA Total 41,270,110 228,525,604

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