In season Spring - Fall. Learn what makes our avocados so special & where to find them.

In season Spring - Fall

What makes California Avocados so special?
Find out

Look for 'California' on the Avocado Label

What makes California Avocados so special?
Find out

   

October

The 2014 California Avocado harvest is ending. The 2015 crop is on the trees and sizing up nicely!

   

February

The flowers on the avocado trees are starting to bloom in preparation for next year's crop, while this season’s crop is almost ready to harvest!

   

May

The California Avocado harvest is well underway with harvest volume increasing by the day. Look for 'California' on the avocado label!

March

October

The California Avocado season has ended. Learn about finding our avocados in the off-season!

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Super tasty. Super versatile.

Super food.

It’s true! California Avocados are part of a healthy diet. Learn more

  • A nutrient dense food

    Nutrient dense foods are those that provide substantial amounts of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients with relatively few calories. One-fifth of a medium avocado (1oz) has 50 calories and contributes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals, making it a great nutrient dense food choice.

  • Naturally Sodium and Cholesteral Free

    California Avocados are naturally sodium and cholesterol free.

  • Contains good Fats

    The avocado is virtually the only fruit that contains monounsaturated fat —good fat.

  • A unique Fruit

    Avocados can act as a “nutrient booster” by helping increase the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients like Vitamins A, D, K and E.

  • Great For Babies and Kids

    The avocado’s creamy consistency makes it makes it one of the first fresh foods a baby can enjoy.

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By: California Avocado Commission

Date: 02.07.2016

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By: Rachael Hutchings

Date: 12.03.2015

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Avocado How-To's

How can I ripen a California Avocado?

To speed up the process of ripening avocados, place the fruit in a paper bag and store at room temperature 65-75° until ready to eat (usually two to five days). Including an apple or banana in the bag helps. Ripe avocados will yield to gentle pressure. Read More

Why should I peel California Avocados?

By peeling avocados, you gain access to the most nutrient-dense part of the fruit closest to the peel. Learn how to peel avocados.

How do I grow an avocado tree?

Don't throw out that seed! You can grow a beautiful houseplant or even your own tree following these simple steps. Read more

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