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Organic Hass Avocados

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With a rich creamy texture, nutty flavor, and a small to medium seed, it's no surprise that the Hass avocado is the most popular variety of avocado. The skin is easy to peel and darkens from green to purplish-black as it ripens.

Contents

  • 3lbs = Approx. 6-8 avocados
  • 5lbs = Approx. 9-12 avocados
  • 10lbs = Approx. 20-24 avocados

Details

Fruit: Avocados
Variety: Hass
What Are They? The king of the avocado varieties the Hass have a rich taste and a smooth creamy texture.
Origins/History:  Developed by Rudolph Hass in La Habra, CA. First planted in 1926 now accounts for 95% of avocados grown in California.
Nutritional Value: The avocado contains more protein, potassium, magnesium, folic acid, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, biotin, pantothenic acid, vitamin E, and vitamin K per ounce than any other fruit. The avocado is also unique in that it has monounsaturated fat, such as oleic acid, which is thought to prevent breast cancer and prostate cancer. These fatty acids may also help lower LDL cholesterol in the body while raising the levels of healthy HDL cholesterol
How to cut/peel: Remove skin and large pit in the center of the avocado
Serving Suggestions: The creamy flesh of avocados is most often used raw, such as in salads or dips. It is advisable to avoid exposure to direct heat, such as broiling, and instead cook the avocados only briefly or add them at the end of long-cooked dishes. The high fat content of avocados combines well with acidic fruit and vegetables, such as citrus, tomatoes, and pineapple, as well as with acidic dressings. The flesh can even be used as a substitute for butter, served on toast or added to sandwiches. Try topping a chicken penne pasta dish with thick slices of Hass avocado just before serving, mashing a Hass avocado together with a little sour cream and lemon juice to spread on crackers, or making a tasty side salad by combining baby spinach leaves, slices of Hass avocado, roasted pecan nuts, and grilled pieces of prosciutto. Avocados should be stored at room temperature until ripe, as they will not continue to ripen when they are refrigerated. Whole ripe avocados will keep for two to three days in the refrigerator, while cut avocados will keep for just a day or two.

Shipping Details

From our family farm in California to your door via UPS Carbon Neutral Shipment. That means, UPS will offset the climate impact of the shipment. UPS's carbon neutral shipping supports projects that offset the emissions of the shipment's transport. UPS has supported projects that include reforestation, landfill gas destruction, wastewater treatment, and methane destruction. View more details about our shipping rates, order deadlines, delivery estimates, and fulfillment schedule for our perishable vs. non-perishable products.

We are doing everything we can to get your orders to you in a timely manner, but please be aware that due to heightened demand our fulfillment partner UPS has issued a service alert and is experiencing shipping delays to all U.S. destinations. Thanks for your patience and if you have any questions please contact us.

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