Story Of The Hass Avocado Board

Hass Avocado Board LogoThe Hass Avocado Board (HAB) was established in 2002, after approval by producers and importers of Hass Avocados in a national referendum. A 12-member board administers the program under USDA supervision. Nearly 20,000 producers and 100 importers "“ from California, Chile, Mexico, Peru, New Zealand and the Dominican
Republic "“ are involved in HAB, which covers fresh domestic and imported Hass Avocados sold in the U.S. market.

For more information about the Hass Avocado Board including its bylaws and other legal documentation, please visit

The following marketing organizations are established or recognized under the Hass Avocado Promotion, Research and Information Act of 2000:


The Hass Avocado Board has adopted a diversity policy to ensure that HAB and its programs are open to all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status or other basis protected by law. Read the HAB Diversity Outreach Plan and Policy here.