Update: 5/31/2018
2018 Volume and Projection Data Updated
Update: 5/1/2018
2018 Volume and Projection Data Updated
Update: 3/13/2018
2018 Volume and Projection Data Updated

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Update: 10/1/2017
2017 Volume Data Updated

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Update: 8/19/2015
2015 Path to Purchase Study Available


Update: 7/16/2014
2014 Retail Volume & Price Added

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Update: 7/16/2014
2014 Tracking Reports Posted

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Update: 8/23/2013
Latest Hass Insights Issue

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Update: 8/12/2013
2012 Annual Report Posted

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Update: 12/26/2012
Q3 AvoScoreCards

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Update: 12/17/2012
Avocado Express No. 3

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Update: 11/2/2012
Avocado User Recipe Audit Study

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Update: 10/23/2012
Fall 2012 Tracking Study

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Recent Research Releases

The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) established a Nutrition Research program in 2010 to increase awareness and improve understanding of the unique benefits of avocados to human health and nutrition.

The below studies were recently conducted on behalf of the Hass Avocado Board.

Wang L, Bordi P, Fleming J, Hill A, Kris-Etherton P. The effect of a moderate fat diet with and without avocados on lipoprotein particle number, size and subclasses in overweight and obese adults – a randomized, controlled trial. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Jan 7; 4(1).


Kopec RE, Cooperstone JL, Schweiggert RM, et. Al. Provitamin A carotenoid absorption and conversion from a novel high β-carotene tomato and from carrot is enhanced with fresh Hass Avocado. J Nutr. 2014.


Wien M, Haddad E, Oda K, Sabaté J. A randomized 3x3 crossover study to evaluate the effect of Hass avocado intake on post-ingestive satiety, glucose and insulin levels, and subsequent energy intake in overweight adults. Nutrition Journal 2013, 12: 155.  DOI:10.1186/1475-2891-12-155.


Fulgoni VL, Dreher M and Davenport A. Avocado Consumption is Associated with Better Diet Quality and Nutrient Intake, and Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk in US Adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001-2008. Nutrition Journal. 2013; 12:1 (2 January 2013). DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-12-1.


David Heber, MD, PhD, UCLA.  Hass Avocado Eaten with Cooked Hamburger Meat Modulates Postprandial Vascular Reactivity and Postprandial Inflammatory Responses in Healthy Volunteers
Food and Function. DOI: 10.1039/C2FO30226H.

Dreher ML, Davenport AJ. Hass Avocados Composition and Potential Health Effects. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. February 2012. DOI:10.1080/10408398.2011.556759






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To view a listing of all research currently being conducted on behalf of the Hass Avocado Board, visit the Research Program page.

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