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Synonyms for avocado

a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed

tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits

of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado

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There is no scarcity of producers who are cutting forests to plant avocados," columnist Eduardo Torreblanca Jacques wrote in El Financiero.
Back in 2016, user Taylor Selby appeared to actually go through with the avocado proposal, which he shared with the world.
Hass avocados have dominated this boom for several reasons: There is a plentiful, year-round supply thanks to imports from Mexico; the variety is relatively easy to ship and sell because it ripens slowly and its thick skin prevents bruising; and the most popular avocado dishes, such as avocado toast and guacamole, have their roots in Californian and Mexican cuisine, so they are best suited to the variety from those regions.
We are now getting into the main avocado season and hope all industry players comply with the export requirements.
Caption: AVOCADOS AVERAGE WEEKLY DOLLAR SALES PER STORE BY REGION
In fact, avocados contain "good" fats -- both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated -- which can lower "bad" cholesterol levels and have proved beneficial when consumed in moderation.
In the beginning, a mobile sizing machine taken to the avocado groves to "field" pack Hass avocados.
If you want to get the maximum nutrition from avocados, ensure that you eat them very ripe and peel them correctly, using what is known as the nick-and-peel method.
And the best part is that avocados also have a high protein content, vitamins and minerals, and even precious plant-based fibre that everyone needs.
Donovan said, The global demand for avocados is increasing every year, especially in the U.
What's more, no one knows whether other aroma chemicals in avocados contribute to this particular aroma.
Human Nutrition is suggesting that it could get a little healthier - as long as you remember to order one with avocado.
Avocados (Persea americana) are technically fruit--large berries with one big seed--in the same family as cinnamon and bay laurel.
Whether you eat them or smother yourself in them, avocados are packed with nearly 20 vitamins and nutrients that are good for you inside and out.
A single avocado tree can produce annually up to 500 pieces of fruit, but the average tree bears some 150 avocados.