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Is China to blame for the global avocado shortage?

Harvey, David (2017) Is China to blame for the global avocado shortage? The Conversation. ISSN 2044-5032

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Recent media reports of an avocado shortage have hipsters and foodies horrified the world over. Prices are at a record high as a result of a classic supply and demand situation. Harvests from major producers in Mexico, Peru and California, have been poor, which has reduced supply. Meanwhile, demand has surged. And not just in the affluent West, Chinese consumers are developing an insatiable taste for them too.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Schools: Huddersfield Business School > Global Advances in Marketing Branding and Innovation
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Depositing User: David Harvey
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2017 11:52
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 12:22


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