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

How To's


If it has to do with avocados, then you'll find it here. We've got great advice and clever ideas on just about everything you can do with an avocado.

How to Buy, Ripen & Use Avocados

Once you have a California Avocado in hand, you’ll likely have a few questions. We can answer them all.

How to Identify Avocado Varieties

Start with Bacon and work your way to Zutano. Learn how to recognize all types of avocado.

How To Grow an Avocado Tree

Almost anyone can grow an avocado tree with a little TLC. Read professional recommendations and insider info.


How to Peel an Avocado

Everyone has a personal preference on how to cut California Avocados - but using this 'nick and peel' technique allows you to make the most of your avocado while maximizing the nutritional benefits. Here's how to cut and peel an avocado.

Learn How to Peel an Avocado

How to Find California Avocados

California Avocados are available from Spring - Fall. During this time frame they are available at stores around the United States. Get tips on finding and correctly identifying California Avocados.

How to Find California Avocados

From our Blog

Discover more California Avocado tips, tricks, facts and fun.

By: Bonnie Taub-Dix

Date: 10.02.2014

Mealtime Satisfaction with California Avocados

Nutrient-rich foods rule when it comes to helping to creating hunger-quenching meals and snacks, and California Avocados contain 3.5 grams of good fats.

Read More

By: Zac Benedict

Date: 03.10.2014

A Slam-Dunk Guacamole Bracket

Since I can’t claim any kind of sports expertise, I thought I’d share my winning guacamole bracket instead.

Read More

By: Zac Benedict

Date: 02.02.2015

5 Avocado Snack Ideas for National Snack Month

February is National Snack Month! Snacking recipes featuring California Avocados.

Read More

By: Diane Schmidt

Date: 07.21.2014

Tips for the Perfect Summer BBQ

Summer just isn't summer without getting together with friends, enjoying great food and making memories.

Read More

By: Zac Benedict

Date: 05.07.2015

How to Cut an Avocado Without Cutting Your Hand

5 tips to help you cut an avocado without cutting yourself. Here are some easy ways to safely cut an avocado.

Read More

By: Zac Benedict

Date: 07.09.2014

Seven-Layer Avocado Salad in a Mason Jar

Here’s a step-by-step approach for making the recipe Seven Layer Salad in a Mason Jar with variation ideas, too.

Read More
View more Tips, Tricks and facts from the blog

Looking for More? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more Tips and How-To's