Avocados By The Numbers

Avocados Are Rising. Foodservice is Driving.

Avocados From Mexico account for the largest share of avocados
entering the U.S. foodservice market.

Mexico exported 1.73 billion pounds in 2017, or 79% of total market:
Source: Technomic Volumetric Report

  • Avocados From Mexico
  • U.S
  • Peru
  • Chile
  • Other
    Countries

The avocado add-on
was found to provide
up to a $2 boost in
the sale price across
all restaurant
segments.

76% of customers
perceive fresh
avocados as
superior in quality,
flavor and texture
to processed
avocados.

67% of guests believe
avocado add-ons
improve menu item
quality perceptions.

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Salads and Handhelds are among the
top uses for AVOCADOS FROM MEXICO

The market for fresh avocados continues to grow in the U.S.

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Avocados From Mexico:
It’s About Quality & Performance.

Consistency
Texture quality
Level of ripeness
Firmness quality
Color quality
Year round availability
Availability through current distributors
Price
Size of avocado
Supplier reputation
Source: Technomic Volumetric Report
Pattern

Avocados From Mexico: Top Ingredient
for Salads and Sandwiches

The most popular uses of fresh Avocados From Mexico among casual dining restaurants nationwide include:

Source: Technomic Avocado Assessment and Casual Dining/Fast Casual Insights Report, 2016