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how to keep an avocado from browning
  • 3 Ways To Stop An Avocado From Browning

  • May 12, 2016
  • Slice it over a salad, blend it into a smoothie, or slather it on toast. However you have it, the avocado is a healthy and tasty addition to any meal. As good as avocado is though, sometimes you’re only able to eat half of the filling superfood, which leaves the rest of the fruit at risk to…
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avocados are superfoods
  • 5 Reasons the Avocado is a Superfood

  • May 5, 2016
  • In the US, avocados are one of our favorite foods. They are creamy and delicious, and easy to add to everything from salads to sandwiches. But avocados are also nutritional powerhouses that may prevent a variety of health problems when eaten regularly.   Here are 5 reasons the…
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avocados good for some pets, fatal for others
  • Avocados Are Safe for Some Pets, Fatal For Others

  • April 7, 2016
  •   There is much debate over whether avocados are safe for animals. The popular superfood has many health benefits for humans, and we are tempted to want our animal companions to experience those benefits as well. However, avocados are not safe for all pets, and you should think twice…
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  • Avocados can reduce the risk of heart disease

  • January 11, 2016
  • Heart healthy, tummy happy. Just another reason to put avocados on your plate! "A new study published in the January 2015 edition of the Journal of the American Heart Association has given us another reason to add more avocados to our diets: These delicious fruits can reduce the risk of…
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Consumers To Benefit From Avocado Shipments
  • Consumers To Benefit From Record Avocado Shipments

  • April 14, 2016
  • While some think of avocados as the football fad snack, or the centerpiece of Cinco de Mayo, the fruit is forging a trail as a must have in American kitchens. Avocado producers in Mexico are sending record shipments to the United States. First Quarter Flurry Americans gobbled up a lot of…
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Football on Football Field
  • Events And Holidays Affect Avocado Supply And Demand

  • March 10, 2016
  • As seen in the past couple of market updates featured on our social media, the 2016 Super Bowl took its toll on the need for avocados in the produce industry. Weeks after the Super Bowl had come and gone, the industry continued to work through what appeared to be an extended overstock…
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avocados have healthy fats
  • How the ‘Good Fat’ in Avocados Can Benefit Your Overall Health

  • April 21, 2016
  •   Sometimes, avocados get a bad rap because they are high in fat. While that’s true, not all types of fat are created equal. Avocados contain a significant amount of monounsaturated fat, or “good fat,” which can have surprising benefits for your health. Monounsaturated fat helps…
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How To Tell If An Avocado Is Ripe
  • How To Tell When An Avocado Is Ripe

  • March 24, 2016
  • How To Tell When An Avocado Is Ripe It’s a disappointing experience cutting into an avocado only to discover you jumped the gun and ruined a perfectly good fruit. Had you waited just a few more days, that delicious creamy goodness could have been yours to enjoy! But there’s no point in…
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Market Update
  • Market Updates For April 2016

  • April 30, 2016
  • Throughout the years, our team has cultivated strong relationships in every facet of the produce industry – from growers and packers to wholesale suppliers, the foodservice industry, and retailers. These relationships have established a line of open, honest communication, which allows us to…
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