Avocado’s draft genome could be the key to improvements in future crops, according to researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) and The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation...

The Managing Director of an innovative fresh produce company has won a 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Award. Western Australia’s Jennifer Franceschi, Managing Director of Fresh Produce Alliance, was...

A record avocado harvest in Australia is set to drive prices down for manufacturers and consumers. Avocados Australia has reported that they expect 75,000 tonnes of avocados to be produced in the 2017/18...

Australian avocado industry’s marketing body The Avolution has blamed poor weather and increasing demand for recent price hikes.   With many of the avocados sold in Australia over summer coming...

An avocado a day may help keep bad cholesterol at bay, study Eating one avocado a day as part of a heart healthy, cholesterol-lowering moderate-fat diet can help improve bad cholesterol levels in overweight...

The combination of olive oil and leafy greens may protect from high blood pressure A diet that combines unsaturated fats with nitrite-rich vegetables, such as olive oil and lettuce, can protect from hypertension...

The Avolution, a new Australian avocado industry marketing company was officially launched 12 June 2013. The Company said its business model would simplify and centralise the marketing of avocados in Australian...

New Zealand spray dryer, FoodWaikato and oil producer Avocado Oil New Zealand have come together to develop an avocado powder for use in food, cosmetic and nutriceutical products. The product, to be marketed...

Australia’s National Heart Foundation and food giant Unilever have independently welcomed the new Australian Dietary Guideline’s message in support of “good fats.” The 2013 revision of the guidelines...

Australian Avocados, the national peak body for avocado producers has launched a public health program designed to encourage men to visit their GP more regularly. Australian Avocado-sponsored referral...