Avocado By The Numbers

Brush up on your avocado math! There's lots to learn about the amazing avocado - we bet you didn't know just how much Americans love this humble fruit. Learn more below!

Avocados originated in Mexico 10,000 years ago.

2.5Billon Pounds

Avocados From
Mexico exported
2.5 billion pounds
of avocados to
the United States
in 2018.

$932Million in taxes

Mexican avocado imports accounted for $932 million in
taxes in the U.S. in 2017.


Avocados from
Mexico are fresh &
available for
consumption in the
United States 365
days due to their
4 bloom cycles.

Almost 275,000 acres in Mexico provide

The Avocados From Mexico that Americans Consume
8Pounds of AVOCADOS

Americans eat 8 pounds of
Avocados From
Mexico per person,
per year on


Over 30,000 orchards
supply Avocados
From Mexico to the
entire world.


Avocados contain
nearly 20 vitamins,
minerals, &

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