Avocados

  • Mexicola Grande

    1

      Glossy and paper-thin skin
      Black when ripe
      6-10 oz
      Rich, nutty flavor
      Creamy and delicate texture
      Available late summer through mid-winter

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  • Zutano

    2

      Thin and glossy skin
      Green when ripe
      8-15 oz
      Mild flavor
      Ligher texture
      Available mid-fall through late winter

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  • Bacon

    3

      Smooth, thin skin
      Green when ripe
      6-12 oz
      Pine-nutty flavor
      Buttery and creamy texture
      Available mid to late winter

  • Fuerte

    4

      Smooth skin that peels easily
      Green when ripe
      6-12 oz
      Rich, creamy flavor with notes of hazelnut
      Smooth texture
      Available mid winter through early spring

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  • Carmen Hass

    5

      ​Similar to Hass
      Black when ripe
      6-14 oz
      Available mid-winter through spring

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  • Hass

    6

      Thick and pebbly skin
      Black when ripe
      5-12 oz
      Rich and nutty flavor
      Soft and creamy texture
      Available late spring through mid-summer

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  • Gem

    7

      Rough, thick skin
      Black when ripe
      7-11 oz
      Very rich flavor
      Available mid-spring through early fall

  • Reed

    8

      Thick and slightly pebbled skin
      Green when ripe
      About the size and shape of a softball
      12-18 oz
      Bold, rich and nutty flavor
      Buttery texture
      Available summer through early fall

  • Lamb Hass

    9

      Black skin when ripe
      8-15 oz
      Slightly nutty and creamy taste
      Creamier texture than Hass
      Available mid summer through early fall

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