According to archeological evidence, people have been eating avocados in Mexico for at least 10,000 years. And the country is still very much partial to the fruits, whether served sliced on a taco, or mashed into guacamole. Indeed, Mexico is responsible for roughly one-third of the world’s avocado production, growing 2.2 million tons in 2018 alone.
But the country’s avocado industry has caused some unexpected problems, from cartel-related violence to earthquakes.
The alert was raised by the World Economic Forum (WEF),