NEW ZEALAND: NZ avocados to find its way to China

Avocado growers who have surrounded their orchards with deer fencing and installed night vision security cameras will be smiling when the China avocado market opens up next year.     The Ministry of Primary Industries advises New Zealand is a significant step closer to supplying fresh avocados to Chinese consumers and opening up access to […]

NEW ZEALAND: Avocados to be added to list of exported fruits to China

New Zealand is a step closer towards supplying fresh avocados to China and opening up access to an untapped market for Kiwi growers.   The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and New Zealand Avocado announced yesterday after a series of discussions and signing of protocol to agree export requirements, negotiations had successfully wrapped up. “Securing […]

NEW ZEALAND: World avocado prices double after reduced harvests

If you’re a lover of guacamole, chocolate avocado shakes or smashed avocado on toast, get ready to pay more for your fix of the green fruit.   Avocado prices have risen to a record due to surging global demand and reduced harvests from major producers Mexico, Peru and California.   A 10-kilogram box of Hass […]