Avocado oversupply has farmers begging consumers to eat more to reduce waste

by Jul 26, 20220 comments

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Smashed on toast, tossed in a salad, or blended in a smoothie; whichever way you eat your avocados, farmers are pleading for consumers to eat more of them. 

A new report by agribusiness bank Rabobank said Australian growers would this year produce¬†22 avocados per Australian, up 26 per cent on last year’s figures.

Report author Pia Piggott said Australia was on target to produce 124,000 tonnes of avocados this year, an increase of 30,000 tonnes from the previous year.

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