Hass Avocado

FRUIT NAME HASS AVOCADO
OTHER NAMES HAAS AVOCADO
SCIENTIFIC NAME PERSEA AMERICANA MILL
DESCRIPTIONaguacayte

Oval fruit- piriform, with rough skin that turns from green to purple – black when ripe; with a creamy pulp with excellent flavor and without fiber.

Hass is the most common and commercialized avocado worldwide.

Hass avocado weighs on average 197 g.

COLOR TABLE

avocadoripestages

Harvest when reaches physiological ripeness

Ready to eat at stage 4

HOW TO EAT

To check if ready to eat, gently hold it in your hand; you’ll notice that the fruit is firm but yield to gentle pressure.

Fresh, simply seasoned with a little salt and olive oil or natural.

In salads, sauces or as companions to other foods.

HOW TO STORE

In cool place, about 4°C (39.2 F), free of odors and moisture.

LIFESPAN

Following the storage recommendations, a shelf life of approximately 4-8 weeks.

AVAILABILITY

July – December

GENERAL QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS

The fruit must have the following characteristics:

Physiological state of ripeness

Be entirely complete

Have its characteristic oval – piriform form.

Be healthy, free from insect attacks and/or diseases that compromised the internal quality of the fruit.

Free of damage caused by excessive handling or improper packaging during the transport or storage (severe scratches, moisture, openings).

Free of any different smell and/or taste (from other products, packages or containers and/or agrichemicals with which they have been in contact).

Fresh and consistent

Free of strange material (dirt, dust, chemicals and strange bodies) visible on the product or its packaging.

Is received when:

It satisfies  the above characteristics

It´s tolerated only 5% of damage mentioned above, except fungus or other disease in any area of the fruit.

Is rejected when:

Damages are presented in more than 10% of the whole fruit area.

COMMERCIAL PRESENTATION

Sweet Eden boxes of:

Net weight  4 kg

Sizes: 12/14/16/18/20/22

PACKAGING

According to customer and/or carrier specifications, boxes are arranged in wooden pallets:

5040 boxes per container