Joey Wat, Yum China’s chief operations officer, discusses KFC’s addition of avocados to its menu, served in a series of burgers and wraps to take its chicken offering up market. The Financial Times reports that imports of avocados from Mexico and Chile rose to 154,000 tonnes last year from 25,000 tonnes in 2015. The trend was first mentioned by WiC in issue 276 (avocados are known as ‘alligator pears’ in China).
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