Records smashed as avocado prices in New Zealand hit all-time high

Consumers are in for a shock as a poor growing season sends cost of avocados sky-rocketing to record levels

New Zealand avocado lovers can expect to fork out a little more for their favourite brunch as the price of the fruit hit record highs last month.

The average price for a 200g avocado reached NZ$5.06 last month, the highest price for avocados in the country since records began, up 37% from $3.69 in April 2018 and up 50% from $3.38 in May 2017.

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Source: theguardian
Records smashed as avocado prices in New Zealand hit all-time high