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Avocado prices in the US have almost doubled in three months

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Avocado prices in the US went from an average of $0.77 in February to $1.25 in early May.

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The harvest in Mexico came later than usual and production in Peru was affected by floods, according to the Guardian.

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Avocado crops alternate between good years, when harvests naturally produce more fruit, and bad years, when they produce less. We happen to be in a bad one 👎🏽.

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The spike on prices will probably get worse, because demand for avocados, which is already high, increases more during the summer.

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