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: Rachel Matthews

Date: 12.08.2016

Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Cinnamon Frosting

Delicious dark chocolate cupcakes with a secret ingredient...

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 06.05.2014

How to Ripen an Avocado – the Definitive Guide

The easiest way to ripen an avocado is to place it on your counter or in your fruit bowl for a few days until it gives slightly to gentle squeezing in the palm of your hand.

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By: Roni Noone

Date: 08.17.2016

Creamy California Avocado Coleslaw

Traditional coleslaw with a fabulous avocado twist. It's avocado coleslaw!

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By: Zac Benedict

Date: 02.25.2015

How Avocado Oil is Made

Avocado oil is a topic we’re asked about frequently.

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By: Chris Scheuer

Date: 08.05.2014

Pickling and Preserving Avocados

It's true that you can pickle avocados! Are you surprised? It's just one way of preserving avocados.

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By: Nourish RD

Date: 11.02.2016

California Avocado Basil Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

Step aside Alfredo! We found a new, creamy sauce we're obsessing over.

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