Jen Scoular

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Thieves are plundering orchards in search of avocados in New Zealand, some more professionally than others. Photograph:   The New York Times

The popular breakfast of avocado toast is under threat in New Zealand, with two years of low harvests generating waiting lists for avocado trees at ga(...)

The only avocados available in New Zealand are grown in the country, and in 2015 alone, an additional 96,000 New Zealand households began purchasing the fruit. Photograph: Brett Gundlock/Bloomberg via Getty Images

New Zealand’s avocado thieves have been forced to get creative this season by selling their stolen wares on Facebook as police intensify efforts to ca(...)