America will end avocado in weeks if Trump closes the border with Mexico, the manufacturer warns
If President Trump persecutes his threat to close the Southern border with Mexico this week, say goodbye to avocado toast.
The top distributor and avocado maker warned that the US would run out of fruit for three weeks if imports from Mexico were stopped in the face of any possible closure of the border.
"You could not pick up the worst time of the year, because Mexico is now almost 100% avocado in the United States," "California is just beginning and they have a very small harvest, but now they are not relevant and will not be there for another month"  TRUMP THREATENS TO Close the "next week" line if MEXICO IS NOT "LAST" NOTIFIED TO CLEAR NON-LEGAL IMIGRANTS
This is not just mature fruit affected by any potential trade disturbances. 40% of imported fruits According to the United States Department of Agriculture, developed by Reuters. is pursuing its threat to close the Southern border through a surge of illegal immigrants flooded in the United States. "/>
Avocado's top distributor believes that the United States can exhaust fruit in three weeks if imports from Mexico stop if President Trump persecutes his threat to close the Southern border due to a surge of illegal immigrants flooding the United States.
But the growth and popularity of avocados, as a healthy diet option, can attract Americans' attention if there are some massive violations.
USA. Consumption of avocados has increased "significantly" since 2000, reports Ag Marketing Resource Center. In 201
7, Mexico supplied the majority of imported avocados in the United States
"In 2017, the US imported 2.6 billion dollars in fresh avocados and exported approximately 28.5 thousand dollars in fresh avocados," the group reports.
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Trump threatened to close the Southern border earlier this week if Mexico does not "immediately stop" the surge of illegal immigrants that flooded in OA States.
Trump's warning came after officials and customs officials reported that March exceeds 100,000 border delinquencies, the highest monthly amount for decades. According to CBP, only last week agents have more than 12,000 migrants in custody.
"DEMOCRACIES have given us the weaker immigration laws around the world. Mexico is strongest and they make over $ 100 billion a year in the United States, "Trump said on Twitter. "CONGRESS MUST HAVE TO CHANGE OUR MEDIUM-SITES OF IMMIGRATION, and Mexico should stop illegals going to the United States through its country and our Southern border."
CLICK HERE FOR FOX NEWS Mexico has for many years made the state in the USA much more than the cost of the border. If Mexico does not immediately stop ALL illegal immigration coming to the United States through our [sic] our Southern border, I will close the border or large areas of the border next week, "added the president. The tweets came after such threats to close the southern border, with Trump accusing Mexico and the Central American nations of doing "nothing" as illegal immigration does not rise.
During the weekend, the president moved to cut back direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, whose citizens flee to the north and surpass US resources – including those organized by caravans.
Brooke Singhman, Gregg Re, and Associated Press contributed to this report