Prices have skyrocketed after an avocado shortage has begun for 2022.
With avocados increasing popularity we are now suffering a shortage.
This will cause prices to increase quickly.
Things affecting avocados right now
Truck and labor shortages are affecting many industries.
This makes it harder for stores to get the products.
Supply and demand of avocados
Prices are continuing to rise while supply is low.
The current price is $1.50.
Last year they were only $0.99.
Problems stretch past the struggling avocado supply chain
Growing conditions in California have not been ideal.
Limoneria, a supply company, only sold 3,000 pounds of avocados from October 2021 to December 2021.
In 2020 they sold 478,000 pounds.
What to expect this season
Fortunately, there is hope with this coming years sales.
It’s been predicted that California should produce 306 million pounds.
This is a 15% percent increase over last season.
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