Last week, the U.S. Agriculture Department stopped importing Mexican avocados after an inspector received threats to his safety. But as of Friday afternoon, Mexican and U.S. agencies said they’ve worked things out and Mexican avocados will now be back in U.S. markets. About 80% of U.S. avocados come from the region of Michoacán, Mexico. “Cutting off about 80% of...
Experts say you may be paying more for your avocado toast in the short term, and distributors may be looking beyond Mexico to guard against future supply disruptions.