avocadoAVOCADO  (Persea Americana)


The avocado is native to Central and South America. It has been considered an aphrodisiac in some cultures. Avocado contains seventeen vitamins and minerals and has more potassium than many other fruits and vegetables.


Generally pear shaped or round. Skin varies from black and rough to green and smooth.


There are countless numbers of ways avocados can be used. From being used for guaccamole or with lemon and salt and pepper, today the connoisseur will utilise it in many ways. Including salads, souffles, ice cream, milkshakes and soups.


Avocados are such a treasure trove of nutrients that the Guinness Book of Records lists them as the most nutritious fruit in the world!

Avocados are a wonderful fruit containing a mass of vital nutrients needed for a healthy body. Avocados are low in sugar, contain fibre, and are salt free. They contain per 100g-11% of the RDI of vitamin A, 11% of Thiamin, 19% of Riboflavin, 21% of niacin, 42% of vitamin C and 13% of magnesium, to name a few.

For lots more information go to Australian Avocados


Favourites such as Hass, Reed and Fuetre are a great choice.