This exotic fruit has become increasingly popular in recent decades. Its excellent flavour combines very well with salads, fruit and Mexican snacks such as tacos and nachos.
Avocado farming is increasing in most of the producer countries, from Peru, Mexico and Chile to Spain's tropical areas. García Mateo & Sinova have added avocados to our range of exotic fruit and vegetables.
REASONS TO EAT IT
- Avocados are high in nutrition and energy
- Avocados have the highest concentration of dietary fibre of any fresh fruit, and help reduce cholesterol
- Avocados are an ideal food for people suffering from anxiety or depression
- Avocados increase vitality. They are good for children, teenagers, athletes and adults suffering from stress.
The two avocado varieties most commonly sold are: Hass and Fuerte. There are also less-known varieties such as Ryan and Pinkerton.
We bring our avocados to market in 4-kilo boxes.
We distribute our avocados under the brand: Tucano.
|values per 100 gr|
|Vitamin C||7,9 mg.|
It also contains vitamins such as B6 and C and minerals such as iron and magnesium.
Avocado reduces cholesterol levels thanks to its fatty acids and high fibre content.
Avocados are widely used to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis.
ORIGIN AND CHARACTERISTICS
Avocados are originally from the tropical regions of Central America.
The avocado is the fruit of an evergreen tree from the Lauraceae family.
The round or egg-shaped fruit has a rough skin in various tones of green. Its light yellow flesh is creamy and delicious, and it has a large brown seed or stone in the centre.
Avocados are also one of the most fibre-dense fruits.
STORAGE AND CONSUMPTION RECOMMENDATIONS
Ripe avocados can be stored outside the fridge for 2-3 days.
A ripe avocado is relatively firm but will yield to pressure when pressed.
Avocados are eaten raw, without processing. They are delicious combined with crab, ham or chicken. Guacamole is made by mixing avocado flesh with herbs and spices.HIDE FACTSHEET