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The key to tomato flavor: It’s in your hands!

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By: April Houweling One of the most beautiful and tasty pairings of nature’s bounty is avocado together with tomato. We partnered up with Houweling’s California Grown tomatoes and created some recipes that showcase the products together. Here April Houweling provides tips on the care and handling of tomatoes as well as our recipe creations. As […]

Where can I find California Avocados?

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We’re here to help! California Avocados are available from Spring – Fall. During this time frame they are available at stores around the United States, with good distribution throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Oregon and Washington and in select grocery stores around the rest of the United States. Find California Avocados Check with […]

Tips for the Perfect Summer BBQ

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Summer just isn’t summer without getting together with friends, enjoying great food and making memories. So what are you waiting for? Invite your friends over, fire up the grill and serve this delicious avocado potato salad. It’s perfect with burgers, hot dogs, chicken and pork. Ok, it’s great with sausage sandwiches, too. They always seem […]

MyPlate Recipes Featuring California Avocados

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You may have heard the MyPlate recommendation to “Make half your plate fruits and vegetables,” and findings from a recent consumer survey from the International Food Information Council shows that more than four out of five people are trying to achieve this goal by making an effort to eat more of these important food groups. […]

Baja Fresh and La Salsa Summer Menu Features


Good news! Baja Fresh customers are demanding more Fresh California Avocados. From April 28th through September 26th, Baja Fresh is bringing back its Fresh California Avocado-enhanced, “Catch 2 or 3” seafood taco combo, as well as introducing Baja BBQ Chicken Salad and Grilled Shrimp Chile Lime Salad also topped with Fresh California Avocados. Throughout the […]