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Avocado Assessments

AVOCADO INSPECTION PROGRAM

Effective November 1, 2016 - October 31, 2017. Assessment Rate: $.20 per 100 pounds

The Avocado Inspection Program was created to provide uniform statewide inspection to ensure that all avocados comply with minimum standards, which will provide consumers with a usable product and protect and promote the avocado industry.

Remit assessments to:

Avocado Inspection Program
Dept LA 23744
Pasadena, CA 91185-3744

Program address:

Avocado Inspection Program
326 State Place
Escondido, CA 92029
(760) 743-4712
Website: http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/is/i_%26_c/avocado.html

HASS AVOCADO BOARD
Effective November 1, 2016 - October 31, 2017. Assessment Rate: 2.5 cents per pound
 
The Hass Avocado Board represents global producers of fresh Hass avocado from five countries to maintain a consistent supply of quality avocados to the entire United States. HAB Consumer Advertising programs are designed to fill in the gaps between the various Associations’ advertising efforts and maintain Hass Avocado velocity during transitional supply periods. Focus for HAB’s advertising is during these “transitional supply” periods to provide year round consumer support for Hass Avocados.
 
Remit assessments to:

Hass Avocado Board
Dept 2648
Los Angeles, CA 90084-0001

Program address:

Hass Avocado Board
25212 Marguerite Pkwy #250
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 341-3250
Website: www.hassavocadoboard.com 


Growers' Resources

These links will take you outside of the California Avocado Web site.

TMP Fruit and Vegetables Prices
The information about markets provided here is received from USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). We make no guarantee as to the correctness, accuracy and timeliness of the data. This site requires a user name and password to access.


Growers' Research

These links will take you outside of the California Avocado Web site.

Avocado Index
AVOCADO GERMPLASM COLLECTIONS UC Riverside maintains two collections of avocado germplasm, both located at the South Coast Research and Extension Center. One of these collections focuses on horticultural varieties and their utilization in the UCR avocado breeding program. The second avocado germplasm collection emphasizes related species and genera that may be of value in other types of research and in development of avocado rootstocks. The collections together total several hundred selections.


Food Associations & Commodity Boards

These links will take you outside of the California Avocado Web site.

California Apple Commission
California Cherry Board
California Kiwifruit Commission
California Olive Committee
California Pear Advisory Board
California Strawberry Commission
California Table Grape Commission
California Tomato Commission
Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association
Fresh Produce and Floral Council 
National Watermelon Promotion Board
U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
Pear Bureau Northwest 
Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commissions
Produce for Better Health Foundation
Produce Marketing Association
United Fresh Produce Association
Washington Apple Commission
Washington Red Raspberry Commission 
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association


Food Resources

These links will take you outside of the California Avocado Web site.

USDA Agriculture Marketing Service