Algarve’s avocado production rockets

in News · 17-12-2019 10:53:00 · 0 Comments

The Algarve’s microclimate and an increased demand for avocado are driving production of the subtropical fruit in the region.

This despite almost all of production being exported to other European countries.

The Algarve currently comprises 1500 hectares of avocado fields spread over 180 farms to cater for a market demand which in recent years has seen an "exponential increase in consumption" in Northern and Central Europe


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