Israel’s avocado crop will be significantly less than last season’s record levels, it was confirmed this week.
Amos Or, UK manager for exporter Agrexco, said: “At this stage it is still too early to make a final prediction. Growing conditions have been good, but avocado trees bear heavily in alternate years. We do know, however, that there will be more large-sized fruit.
“With the season due to start around the end of September, obviously we will do all we can to supply as much as possible. The good news is that we expect significant increases in salads, Sharon fruit and citrus. Avocados apart, it is a very positive picture.”