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Position:Kaleidoscope - Avocados as cash crop from Africa - Brief article
 
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Avocados are booming as a cash crop on the continent, buoyed by increasing demand from Europe, America and most recently, China and Japan.

Although originating in South America, Africa is cashing in on the global taste for the versatile green fruit.

In 2017, Kenya overtook South Africa as Africa's largest avocado exporter and yet both come behind Peru, Chile and California as the world's exporters of the popular Hass avocado.

This uptick has motivated many Kenyan coffee farmers to switch to avocados, lured in by the promise...

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