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Ready to up your Avocado game and try a superior green-skin variety? The GreyStar are highly sought after and numbers are very limited!
A medium sized premium avocado with a creamy rich and nutty flavour, grown by Avogrey Orchard in Gisborne.
The skin stays green when ripe, so be sure to keep checking them.
Avocados are delicious, creamy and oh-so healthy, but knowing when to enjoy them at their peak ripeness can be a fine science.
Identifying a ripe avocado:
Will yield slightly when gently squeezed, but not feel mushy or squishy (tip, squeeze with your entire hand not just your fingertips, to avoid bruising.)
Green-skin varieties will not change colur when ripe.
Check the brown stem on your avocado - if it comes away easily, you are good to go.
An unripe avocado won’t ripen further in the fridge, so make sure you keep it on your countertop or fruit bowl until it is ready to eat. Keep it out of heat and direct sunlight.
To speed up the ripening process, store avocados in a paper bag at room temperature. For extra speed, add a banana or apple to the paper bag - the more apples you add, the faster your avocado will ripen!
A ripe avocado that is ready to eat should be stored in the refrigerator, where it should last another two or three days.
Cut avocados will brown rapidly. To prevent this, sprinkle the exposed flesh with lemon or lime juice and store in the fridge, either wrapped tightly or kept in an airtight container. This should give you an extra day.
Overrun with ripe avocados? Mash them up and mix with lemon juice before freezing in airtight containers for up to six months.
Can you remember tasting ripe fruit freshly picked off the tree? It's sweet, tangy and juicy and bursting with flavour...totally addictive.
Exactly as nature intended.
All of our fruit is freshly picked by local farmers at it's premium level of ripeness.
Then we pack and deliver it to you in perfect condition.
From tree to your door in a day or two.
We are so fanatical about our fruit we provide a 100% hassle-free, money back guarantee.
If you’re not head-over-heels in love with the outstanding flavour or quality of our fruit,
we’ll replace or refund 100% of your money without question.
You won’t even need to return your fruit to us.
It’s that simple.