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Avocado Price Spikes Not All Because of Trade War

KCBS Radio – David Magana – July 12

Avocado Price Spikes Not All Because of Trade War

Senior Analyst David Magaña explains the factors contributing to the sudden increase in avocado prices. The trade war with Mexico is not to blame, he says. Rather, growing global demand is contributing to a shortage of the popular fruit. “Avocados are not only consumed now for Super Bowl or during Cinco de Mayo celebrations but year-round,” he says.