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The truth behind the avocado shortage: growers made ‘innocent mistake’

What’s behind the avocado price increase? Australia’s summer avocado supply shortage is largely the result of market manipulation to boost sales before Christmas, says Antony Allen, former chief executive of Avocados Australia. For weeks the avocado industry has blamed rain and bushfires for Australia’s summer shortage, which has seen wholesale prices double, retail prices spike to $7 […]

January 25th, 2016
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