Featured Fruit of the month: AVOCADOES

Avocadoes are available almost year round from Australia. Mainly from Queensland from April to September, October marks the start of the season from Western Australia. They can be enjoyed in salads, smoothies, guacamole and as sushi fillings. Here’s our favorite – An avocado smoothie with cocoa powder or brown sugar added. The Hass variety is the common variety with rough skin while the Fuerte variety is the variety that does not turn brown when ripe.

Other fruits which are popular this month are:

Apples – USA, China, France, Italy
Citrus – USA, Spain, Egypt, Taiwan, China, Australia (Valencia orange)
Berries – USA, Australia
Grapes – USA, Spain
Stonefruits – USA, Spain, Italy
Avocadoes – Australia, South Africa
Persimmons – Korea, Spain
Kiwifruit – New Zealand, Chile