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Peru’s avocado window has been extending

The first small volume of Peruvian avocados arrived in the US in May. Starting this month and continuing through October or even November, promotable volume will be available. “In recent years, the Peruvian season has been extending and is now stretching into early November,” says Xavier Equihua, President and CEO of the Washington, D.C. based […]

Avocados from Peru is this summer’s MVP

By John Groh June 16, 2023 At the conclusion of each season, professional sports leagues select a most valuable player, recognizing an individual whose talent and dedication rose above all others. So it is only fitting that Avocados from Peru is a prime candidate for this summer’s “MVP,” or “Most Valuable Palta” (“avocado” in the vernacular of […]

Kaypi Peru Celebration

TO RECEIVE AN INVITATION PLEASE CONTACT: John Stranger, EHY [email protected] Avocados from Peru: Superfood Star of the Embassy of Peru’s July 25 National Day Celebration at the National Museum of the American Indian Our extravaganza will include one-of-a-kind specialty dishes including the Avocados from Peru Gelateria serving custom-made avocado gelatos. Top food influencers will celebrate […]

Xavier Equihua, President & CEO of the Peruvian Avocado Commission Announces 2019 – 2021 Board of Directors, Officers & Marketing Committee

Washington D.C., March 8, 2019 – Xavier Equihua, President and CEO of the Peruvian Avocado Commission, announced the 2019-2021 Board of Directors, Officers and Marketing Committee that will be key in driving growth and creating increased opportunity for the organization. With preparations for the upcoming season well underway, these individuals will help guide efforts that […]

Avocados from Peru and World Avocado Organization Celebrate Most Successful 2018 Season with ‘Avoween’ Recipes

Avocado ‘Avoween’ unique inspired recipes and images styled by Fooddeco exclusively for Avocados from Peru & the World Avocado Organization Washington, D.C. & London, October 23, 2018 –In celebration of a record breaking 2018 season, Avocados from Peru (AFP) and the World Avocado Organization have partnered with Fooddeco to launch a series of ‘Avoween’ images, […]

Avocados from Peru Celebrates 197th Anniversary of the Independence of Peru at Ambassador Reception

Washington, D.C., July 27, 2018 – Avocados From Peru (AFP) enjoyed a tasteful reception at the Peruvian Embassy in Washington, D.C. celebrating the 197th anniversary of the independence of Peru. Hosted by Peruvian Ambassador Carlos Pareja, the event showcased various delectable Peruvian dishes and supplied guests with Peruvian avocado gift bags, which included Peruvian avocados […]

Avocados from Peru Partners with California Walnuts to Create First Ever Superfood In-Store Tasting with Top Retailers in the U.S. and Europe

Avocados From Peru and California Walnuts superfood tastings will launch in the U.S. and Europe summer 2018 Washington D.C., May 21, 2018 – Avocados From Peru is thrilled to join forces with California Walnuts to promote two of the world’s most potent superfoods through the first ever in-store tasting collaboration between two nutrient-rich powerhouse foods […]