Foodservice Press Release
Fresh California Avocados Are A Natural Pick For Menus
- Ann Segerstrom
- (415) 922-6033
Jun 1 2009
Irvine, CA (June 2009) — Like his fellow California Avocado growers, Scott Van Der Kar works hard at being a good, responsible neighbor. His groves thrive under his personal oversight, innovative agricultural techniques and sustainable production practices. Every summer, Scott’s Hand Grown in California Avocados join the flow of peak season fruit onto fresh-forward menus across the country. With wholesome and natural food choices a customer priority, chefs at every level of foodservice dining recognize and appreciate the quality, flavor and value Fresh California Avocados add to seasonal specials and signature dishes like Baby Lettuce Salad with Caramelized California Avocados.
In season from March through October, versatile Fresh California Avocados contribute rich taste, luxurious texture and popular appeal across day parts and menu segments. California Avocado growers and packers ensure their fruit is picked at its peak and shipped ripe to assure operators can serve the best possible product to their customers.
To order one or all of the free California Avocado Commission recipe collections—Culinary Companion CD, The Magic of The California Avocado, The Foodservice Menu Guide and Too Hot Not To Be Cool brochures—visit CaliforniaAvocado.com/Foodservice, or call the CAC Foodservice Hotline at 800-370-3782.
About the California Avocado Commission
Created in 1978, the California Avocado Commission strives to increase demand for California avocados through advertising, promotion and public relations, and engages in related industry activities that benefit the state's 6,000 avocado growers. The California Avocado Commission serves as the official information source for California avocados and the California avocado industry.