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Crop update: Early California Avocado Availability

Good news! California Avocados are NOW IN SEASON. Here is a list of retailers that may have California Avocados right now. Keep in mind, because shipments vary, availability could change (listed alphabetically):Albertson’s – California, Phoenix (locate)Bashas' – California, Phoenix (locate)BJ's - Northeast, look for "Gator Eggs" (locate)Bristol Farm&rsquo...

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The Avocado: Fruit or Vegetable?

Every so often, someone will write me or ask me at a California Avocado Festival: is it true that the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable?Yes, the Avocado is a fruit!Confirmed: the California Avocado is a nutrient-dense fruit, not a vegetable, belonging to the genus Persea in the Lauraceae family. And did you know? The avocado is actually a berry!* Avocados are considered a fruit because they fit...

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Avocado Bucket List: 10 Must-try Summer Recipes

There is still some time left to try new avocado recipes before the California Avocado season ends. We forecast that as we get into September (particularly Labor Day), the available volume of California Avocados will decrease significantly.That's why I've put together an Avocado Bucket list with 10 recipes you have to try before the season (and summer) ends.Avocado Bucket List: 10 Must-try...

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How to Make Guacamole in 5 Simple Steps

Summer is in full swing, and we know what an important part guacamole is to your celebrations (it certainly is a staple in mine!). After all, what’s a BBQ without a big bowl of fresh guacamole to dunk your veggies and tortilla chips in –  or smother on top of a burger patty? Create your own guest favorite at your next get-together with these 5 steps and simple, from-scratch...

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