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Mexico

A Production Powerhouse

Mission Produce is the #1 exporter of Mexican avocados to the U.S.*

With long-standing relationships with avocado growers throughout Mexico's premium growing regions of Michoacán & Jalisco, we are able to reliably supply ripe Hass avocados year-round and serve key consumption periods like the Big Game, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, Christmas and New Year's.

*APEAM. Volume and Container Exports. 2023.

Avocados from Mexico

Hass

Growing Conditions

Our Mexican avocados are grown in a tropical, coastal climate with an abundance of rain and sunshine.

Appearance

Main Season (Main Crop): Slightly bumpy green or black skin with some ridging

Off-Boom (Secondary Crop): Smooth, bright green skin

Ripening

Main Season (Main Crop): Skin will darken during ripening

Off-Boom (Secondary Crop): Skin may not darken and may checkerboard during ripening

Mexico Avocado Availability

Year-round
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Mangos from Mexico

We source Mexico’s top mango varieties from the premium growing regions of Oaxaca all the way up to North Sinaloa. With proximity to the U.S., we can respond quickly to customer demand during the Mexican mango season.

Honey/Ataulfo

Appearance

  • Small, flattened oblong shape

Color

  • Vibrant yellow

Ripening

  • Skin turns to deep, golden color as fruit ripens
  • Small wrinkles may appear when fully ripe

Seasonality

February - June

Haden

Appearance

  • Medium to large with oval or round shape

Color

  • Bright red with green and yellow overtones
  • Small, light-colored dots

Ripening

  • Green areas of the mango typically turn yellow as it ripens

Seasonality

March - May

Tommy Atkins

Appearance

  • Medium to large with oval or oblong shape.

Color

  • Typically covered in a dark red blush
  • Green and orange-yellow accents may present

Ripening

  • This mango may not provide any visual cues

Seasonality

March - July

Kent

Appearance

  • Large, oval shape

Color

  • Dark green with dark red blush

Ripening

  • Yellow undertones or dots typically cover more of the mango as it ripens

Seasonality

May - August

Keitt

Appearance

  • Large, oval shape.

Color

  • Dark to medium green
  • Pink blush may cover a small portion

Ripening

  • Skin tends to stay green even when ripe

Seasonality

June - September
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