Chile: Avocado Annual

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In marketing year (MY) 2021/22 Chile will produce 220,000 metric tons of avocado, a 57 percent increase over MY2020/21, due to favorable climatic conditions. Eighty nine percent of the avocados planted in Chile are the Hass variety. Demand for avocados is strong from both the domestic market and the export market, which has pushed prices upwards in the past two marketing years. The top export destinations for Chilean avocados are the Netherlands, Argentina, the UK, and the United States. Domestic avocado consumption will reach 100,000 MT in MY2021/22.

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