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


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



It's peak California Avocado season! Harvest volumes are at their peak. It's a wonderful time to enjoy California's treasure



The California Avocado season is drawing to a close. Learn about finding our avocados in the off-season



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


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By: Rachael Hutchings

Date: 03.16.2017

Baked Avocado Falafel with Avocado Lemon Tahini Sauce

A lighter, baked version of the middle eastern fritter with a secret ingredient!

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By: Rachael Hutchings

Date: 03.08.2017

California Avocado Balela

Easy to make avocado balala salad. If you've never had balela, you're in for a treat!

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By: California Avocado Commission

Date: 02.27.2017

California Avocados X John Van Hamersveld

California Avocados X John Van Hamersveld

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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.

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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