Discovered Avocado


Soft & creamy


Avocado is a green fruit that grows on the avocado tree. It is also known as an avocado pear. The skin is relatively hard, dark green (sometimes almost black) and slightly textured. It has a relatively large, round stone.

Avocado is popular due to its versatility, creamy taste and healthy characteristics.

The origin of avocado

The avocado originates from Mexico. We import our avocados from all over the world, particularly from Peru, Chile, South Africa, Colombia, Mexico and Dominican Republic.

The taste of avocado

Avocado has soft, yellow-green flesh with a creamy, slightly nutty flavour.

How do you use avocado?

Avocado is delicious eaten on its own, seasoned with a little salt and pepper. It also tastes wonderful in salads, soups and salsas. Alternatively, thin slices of avocado make a delicious sandwich filling. You can also use avocado as a substitute for butter on your bread!

How do you store avocado?

Store avocados in a cool place (12-15°C). Don’t store in the refrigerator as this interrupts the ripening process. A ripe avocado feels soft when pressed gently at the stalk end.

Avocado Tip

Do you have leftovers? Cut into cubes or make guacamole. Add some lemon juice to prevent discoloration. You can store the cubes or guacamole in the freezer for up to 8 months.

how healthy is avocado?

Avocados consist of approximately 18% fat. But don’t let this put you off: most of this is made up of monounsaturated fats, particularly oleic acid (the good fats). This means avocado is extremely healthy!


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Nutritional value

per 100 gr
Energy (kcal) 188 kcal
Energy (kJ) 790 kJ
Carbohydrates 1,5 g
of which sugars 1,4 g
Fat 18,1 g
of which saturates 3,8 g
Fibre 6,4 g
Protein 2,6 g
Sodium 5 mg
Vitamin C 3 mg

Growing areas

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Tips for preparing avocado

How do you cut an avocado?

Step 1

Cut the avocado in half around the stone.

Step 2

Twist the two halves in opposite directions.

Step 3

Separate the two halves

Step 4

Cut into the stone with the knife with one firm strike.

Step 5

Twist the stone out of the flesh with the knife.

Step 6

Cut the halves in half again and peel off the skin from the quarters.

Our Favourite recipes with avocado

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