NOW IN SEASON! 

In Season Spring - Summer

Learn more about the California season

March

The 2017 California Avocado harvest is underway, and stores are beginning to stock up. Look for “California” on the label on your next grocery run!

June

It’s peak California Avocado season, the perfect time to enjoy California’s favorite fruit.

July

The California Avocado season is drawing to a close. Stock up while you can!

September

California Avocados are not in season. Learn about finding our avocados in the off season.

Featured Blog Posts

Lifestyle

By: Zac Benedict

Compartes White Chocolate and California Avocado Bars

We partnered with a local chocolate maker to make a unique California Avocado white chocolate bar!

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Date: 05.08.2017

Season Updates

By: Zac Benedict

California Avocados NOW in Season!

Spring time means it's California Avocado season!

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Date: 04.03.2017

Lifestyle

By: California Avocado Commission

California Avocados X John Van Hamersveld

California Avocados X John Van Hamersveld

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Date: 02.27.2017

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Look for "California" on the Avocado label

Find out what makes California Avocados so special

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 Fruit9

    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.

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Avocado How-Tos

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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