NOW in season! Learn what makes our avocados so special & where to find them.

NOW in season!

Learn where to
find them.

Look for 'California' on the Avocado Label

What makes California Avocados so special?
Find out

 

December

It's not quite California Avocado season yet but it is getting closer! The 2016 crop is on the trees and sizing up nicely

March

April

The 2016 California Avocado harvest is underway with distribution increasing. Look for "California" on the avocado label

 

June

IT's California Avocado month! Harvest volumes are approaching their peak. It's a wonderful time to enjoy California's treasure

 

August

There are plenty of California Avocados still being harvested. Our season lasts for another month or so

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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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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?

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