May 25, 2022
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Mexican supply disruption drives up avocado prices

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A Von’s grocery store in Oxnard is selling avocados grown in Chile. Avocado prices spiked nationwide in October as Mexico struggled to maintain supply amid domestic and international challenges over wages and deforestation. Exports dropped to zero between Oct. 11 and Oct. 14 due to blocked access to trucks and roads following harvest disruptions that…

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