How To's


If it has to do with avocados, then you'll find it here. We've got great advice and clever ideas on just about everything you can do with an avocado.

How to Buy, Ripen & Use Avocados

Once you have a California Avocado in hand, you’ll likely have a few questions. We can answer them all.

How to Identify Avocado Varieties

Start with Bacon and work your way to Zutano. Learn how to recognize all types of avocado.

How To Grow an Avocado Tree

Almost anyone can grow an avocado tree with a little TLC. Read professional recommendations and insider info.


How to Peel an Avocado

Everyone has a personal preference on how to cut California Avocados - but using this 'nick and peel' technique allows you to make the most of your avocado while maximizing the nutritional benefits. Here's how to cut and peel an avocado.

Learn How to Peel an Avocado

How to Find California Avocados

California Avocados are available from Spring - Fall. During this time frame they are available at stores around the United States. Get tips on finding and correctly identifying California Avocados.

How to Find California Avocados

From our Blog

Discover more California Avocado tips, tricks, facts and fun.

By: Mitzi Dulan, RD, CSSD

Five Ways You Can Eat to Compete

Elite athletes are constantly putting in the work on the slopes and on the ice; however...

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Date: 02.09.2018

By: Rachael Hutchings

Chocolate and California Avocado Chia Pudding

At the end of my kids’ first week back to school this year, I was exhausted. So I turned to two of my favorites—chocolate avocado pudding and chocolate chia pudding.

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Date: 01.10.2018

By: California Avocado Commission

4th of July California Avocado Recipes

California Avocado Recipes for Fourth of July

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Date: 06.20.2016

By: Rachael Hutchings

California Avocado Sweet Potato Breakfast Stacks

Crispy sweet potato topped with a fried egg and fresh avocado.

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Date: 06.16.2016

By: Roni Noone

Grilled Eggplant Quinoa Avocado Salad

Grilled eggplant, quinoa and avocado in a delicious salad recipe.

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Date: 06.23.2016

By: Rachael Hutchings

Hawaiian Macaroni Salad with California Avocado

Creamy Hawaiian Macaroni Salad with California Avocados.

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Date: 06.21.2016

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