Australia is poised to produce some 170,000 tons of avocados in 2026, says Avocados Australia. Photo: Shutterstock Australia is poised to produce some 170,000 tons of avocados in 2026, says Avocados Australia. Photo: Shutterstock
Australia is poised to produce some 170,000 tons of avocados in 2026, says Avocados Australia. Photo: Shutterstock
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Why Australia’s bumper season of avocados is stressing out farmers

  • Following multiple Covid-19 lockdowns, Australia is seeing bumper harvests that have more than halved prices for the fruit, which usually goes for US$2.20 each
  • The glut is likely to continue into the future, prompting some growers to think of exit plans as they are supplying at cost or below cost of production

Topic |   Australia
Australia is poised to produce some 170,000 tons of avocados in 2026, says Avocados Australia. Photo: Shutterstock Australia is poised to produce some 170,000 tons of avocados in 2026, says Avocados Australia. Photo: Shutterstock
Australia is poised to produce some 170,000 tons of avocados in 2026, says Avocados Australia. Photo: Shutterstock
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