Avocados are being sold at near-record low prices in Hastings as there is a significant oversupply in the North Island. Hastings Pak 'n Save was today selling the green-fleshed fruit for 9 cents each for one day only. To keep them from selling out too quickly, the supermarket imposed a limit of six per person.
Hastings Pak 'n Save is selling new season avocados for 9 cents each. / Image: Supplied
Foodstuffs New Zealand head of corporate affairs Antoinette Laird said Pak 'n Save Hastings wanted to inspire some 'early long-weekend cheer'.
The local ownership and operation of Pak 'n Save stores means community-specific savings were possible, Laird told nzherald.co.nz.