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In Season Spring - Summer

Learn more about the California season

MARCH

The 2018 harvest is ramping up, and stores are beginning to carry California Avocados.

MAY

California Avocados are now in season. Look for "California" on the label on your next grocery run!

JULY

It's peak California Avocado season! Enjoy California Avocados today.

SEPTEMBER

The California Avocado season is winding down. Get them while you can!

Featured Blog Posts

Recipes and Cooking Tips

By: California Avocado Commission

California Avocado Summer Soundtrack Cookbook

Recipes inspired by California's regional cuisine and music styles.

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Date: 07.16.2018

Entertaining

By: Zac Benedict

Where can I find California Avocados?

California Avocados are available from Spring - Fall. During this time frame they are available at stores around the United States.

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Date: 07.23.2014

Recipes and Cooking Tips

By: Zac Benedict

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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Date: 06.05.2014

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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 Fruit

    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.

Dig in to California Avocados

In season Spring through Summer.Need help finding them?

Avocado Blueberry Muffins
Avocado Blueberry Muffins
Serves: 12
Avocado Blueberry Muffins
Favorite
Asian Avocado Coleslaw
Asian Avocado Coleslaw
Serves: 8
Asian Avocado Coleslaw
Avocado Spice Mini Cupcakes with Avocado Cream Cheese Frosting
Avocado Spice Mini Cupcakes with Avocado Cream Cheese Frosting
Serves: 24
Avocado Spice Mini Cupcakes with Avocado Cream Cheese Frosting
Leafy Green Salad with Fresh Figs, Beets and Avocado
Leafy Green Salad with Fresh Figs, Beets and Avocado
Serves: 6
Leafy Green Salad with Fresh Figs, Beets and Avocado
California Avocado Toast Three Ways
California Avocado Toast Three Ways
Serves: 1
California Avocado Toast Three Ways
California Avocado Butter and Smoked Trout Toast
California Avocado Butter and Smoked Trout Toast
Serves: 1
California Avocado Butter and Smoked Trout Toast
Power Hour Pick-Me-Up Smoothie
Power Hour Pick-Me-Up Smoothie
Serves: 2
Power Hour Pick-Me-Up Smoothie
Asian Brown Rice Noodle Salad with California Avocados
Asian Brown Rice Noodle Salad with California Avocados
Serves: 4
Asian Brown Rice Noodle Salad with California Avocados

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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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