Company highlights its commitment to a more a sustainable future across its sustainability pillars– people, product and planet

OXNARD, Calif. – April 4, 2023 – Mission Produce, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVO) (“Mission” or “the Company”) a world leader in sourcing, producing, and distributing fresh Hass avocados with additional offerings in mangos and blueberries, today announced the release of its third annual sustainability report, “Finest for the Future,” which communicates the Company’s global sustainability story during fiscal year (FY) 2022. The report details Mission’s operating procedures, projects and achievements, as well as reports on the Company’s global use of resources.

“For 40 years, we have invested in sustainable practices to protect our land, preserve our resources and support the health and safety of our people,” said Steve Barnard, Chief Executive Officer. “We strive to create a positive impact not only for our company, but for the communities and environments in which we operate.”

Mission’s sustainability highlights for FY 2022 include:

“Mission's approach to sustainability is strategically designed to focus on the areas and risks most relevant to our business,” said Delanie Beeson, Global Science and Sustainability Manager. “We seek to minimize the impact of our global footprint and consistently evaluate opportunities to implement sustainable practices throughout our operations. Each of our initiatives is developed and executed to mitigate important sustainability risks affecting our people, product and planet.”

For more information on Mission’s commitment to sustainability, visit www.missionproduce.com/sustainability. The full FY 2022 sustainability report is available for download at https://issuu.com/missionavoca....

End Notes

  1. Calculated using the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator.
  2. Calculated using carbon sequestration data from a study done by Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarieas Santiago, “Huella de carbono en productos de exportación agropecuarios de Chile.”

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