Although they used to be available only at certain times or seasons, nowadays tropical fruits can be enjoyed all year round and thus take advantage of their benefits continuously. This is largely due to the high demand, as they are one of the most preferred fruits by consumers. Indeed, they appear very frequently in Instagram photos and have become an important part of social media networks largely due to their eye-catching colors.
Among the tropical fruits with the highest growth in consumption in the United States are the following: Dates, Guava, Avocado, Mango, Papaya, Pineapple, and Banana.
The following graph shows the volume growth of these products:
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Paola Ochoa is Director of Operations and Engineering Liaison for Agtools.
Agtools, Inc. provides data for farmers, buyers, distributors, retailers, government agencies, financial firms, and other stakeholders to manage market volatility, increase profitability and reduce waste of natural, human and food resources.