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Avocados on Everything? Restaurants Capitalize on Rising Supply

  • Starbucks puts green spread on permanent menu after 2017 run
  • Chipotle says the fruit’s cost is coming back to normal levels
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Why Restaurants Are Putting Avocado on Everything

The already-popular avocado is getting a turbo boost from higher supply and lower prices -- and restaurants are eager to cash in.

Starbucks Corp. has added avocado spread to its permanent menu in the U.S. and Canada after a successful test run last year, while Chili’s Grill & Bar this month began selling a hamburger with the fruit. Even fast-food chains such as Wendy’s Co. are joining in.