Transition to California Hass Avocados
Although you may still find some Mexican Hass avocados on the market, Earl’s Organic as well as our customers have transitioned exclusively to carrying only domestic California fruit. Buyers beware that it is very early in the California season and the fruit will take longer to ripen than its more mature Mexican counterpart.
The fact is that they are low in oil content and can take a week or more to ripen. Avocados should be kept above 55 degrees but below 70 degrees. Colder temperatures can turn the flesh black and warmer temperatures can cause irregular ripening and decay. Earl’s concrete warehouse floor holds a temperature of around 55 to 60 degrees that is perfect to ripen avocados.
Our dedicated followers will know that we have many blogs covering the nuances of avocados throughout the year.