Avocados have evolved into a trendy fruit around the globe. Due to the growing popularity of this versatile fruit alongside improved shipping methodologies, avocados are being shipped ever further from their places of origin which are primarily South America, South Africa and Australia. To ensure a damage-free and efficient transport of avocados, various parameters have to be considered.
- varieties and quality criteria of avocados
- storage conditions
- shipment process
- factors which affect the transport and marketability
- causes of loss
- underwriting considerations