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2017 California Avocado Season Winding Down

Like many fruits and vegetables (did you know the avocado is a fruit?) California Avocados have seasonal availability, generally spring – fall. Avocado growers throughout California have been harvesting their crops since February this year, but the harvest is starting to wind down as we move into August. Retailers and restaurants carrying California Avocados will continue to carry...

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10 Inspiring Avocado Recipes for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering those who lost their lives while serving in our country’s armed forces. It’s an important day to remember, reflect and honor.  With many of my own family, including grandpas on both sides as well as my best friend having served in the military, the meaning of the day hits close to home for me; and is a...

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Compartes White Chocolate and California Avocado Bars

When Compartes (Los Angeles) reached out to us to tell us they were interested in producing a white chocolate bar made with local California Avocados, we knew we had to seize the opportunity. “At Compartés, we are passionate about creating beautiful, luxury chocolate that explores unexpected flavors. I’m a native Angeleno, so I love celebrating the fresh produce we’re so...

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10 Must-Try Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo is the perfect time to get together and enjoy the company of friends and family while chowing down on favorite noshes. I personally love the Cinco de Mayo time of the year because seasonal fruits and veggies are coming to market (like California Avocados) and you can showcase the freshness through unique recipes and pairings. From an avocado margarita to avocado and shrimp...

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