The California Difference

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Taste the California Difference

What makes California Avocados so special? Is it the sun-kissed soil, the seasoned growers, the hand-grown care, or just the magic of California? And the answer is … yes. California Avocados combine all of the best elements to bring you that creamy, completely handcrafted, avocado taste. We have nearly 4,000 growers and most of them run small, family farms. They walk the land ensuring their avocados are always inspected, harvested and cared for by hand. We take great pride in the California name, so rest assured knowing every delicious California Avocado comes from our hands to yours.

Where can I find California Avocados? 

Reasons to Choose California Avocados

Here are just some of the reasons why California Avocados are so special.

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California Avocados are born and raised right here in the U.S., meticulously cared for and plucked at their peak - ensuring California avocados go from tree to table in just a few days.

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Care and craftsmanship

It's a labor of love for our California Avocado growers. They are hands on, every step of the way.

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Fertile, sun-kissed soil and cool California breezes help create the ideal climate to produce world-class, premium avocados.

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Around 90 percent of the nation’s avocado crop is produced right here in California, so if you’re looking for a homegrown avocado with delicious flavor and texture, remember to look for the California label.

Did you know?

  • The Hass Avocado is a California native. The Hass variety was discovered in La Habra Heights, California, in the 1920s by Rudolph Hass. In fact, every Hass Avocado in the world can trace its lineage to the original Hass Mother Tree.
  • It takes 14-18 months to grow a single California Avocado.
  • Less than 1 percent of our state has the fertile soil, cool breeze and gentle sunshine necessary to grow avocados.
  • There are nearly 4,000 avocado growers in California; the average grove size is around 13 acres.
  • One California Avocado tree can produce up to 200 avocados (or 100 pounds of fruit) a season.
  • There are avocado festivals that celebrate the beloved California Avocado every year! 

California Avocados are NOW in season! 

Find out which stores near you carry California Avocados.

Meet the Growers

Meet featured growers of California Avocados from around the state

California Avocado History

The Hass Avocado is a California native and has a long, distinguished history. Learn about Rudolph Hass and the story behind the Hass Avocado.

Learn the California Avocado story