Kick-off playoff season with Avocados from Mexico and win big on taste and all of the benefits of eating this delicious fruit. Find a spot on a comfy couch, turn on the big screen to watch the game, and grab a cold beverage to cheer on the home team. Also, don’t forget to have plenty of crowd-pleasing snacks to provide needed nourishment for friends, family and football fans.
Avocados lovers will agree – there’s nothing better than guacamole to get the tailgating started. Guacamole, made with fresh, ripe avocados is a choice that can be enjoyed by all. In fact, during the Big Game in 2014, more than 99 million pounds of avocados were consumed according to the Hass Avocado Board. But that’s nothing compared to more than 1 billion pounds of avocados consumed throughout the year in 2014! It’s a fact – Football enthusiasts and Americans, love to eat avocados! Naturally gluten-free, sodium-free and cholesterol-free, avocados are a nutrient-dense fruit that contain monounsaturated fat, the “good fat.”
Select ripe avocados to make the creamiest, tastiest and most irresistible guacamole for dips, toppings, snacks and meals. Ripe avocados yield to the firm but gentle pressure of your hand when selecting them at the local supermarket. Avocados from Mexico are grown in rich, volcanic soil making them available year-round to enjoy. So don’t wait for Cinco de Mayo, add avocados from Mexico to your shopping list today and hear cheers from family and friends when you wow them with your avocado creations.
Try these great tailgating avocado-inspired recipe ideas: