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All About the Delicious Avocado

Prabhakar Pillai Feb 10, 2021
You may have heard of the succulent Avocado fruit. Evaluate your knowledge about the fruit by taking this fun quiz.
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Avocado is believed to have originated in south-central Mexico between 7,000 and 5,000 B.C.
Interesting Fact
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Trivia
The word "avocado" is derived from the Spanish word "agucate".
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Quick Bite
Did you know that in 2019, over 109 thousand tons of avocados was produced in the southern US state of California?
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Interesting Tidbit
A nickname for the fruit is 'alligator pear' owing to its shape and its rough green skin.
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For Your Information
The fruit is high in fat, predominantly monounsaturated fat. The latter is a healthy fat which lowers bad cholesterol.
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Top Fact
The fruit is botanically a big berry having a single large seed.
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Did You Know
There exist a monumental over 500 varieties of Avocados worldwide. They come in different shapes, sizes, textures and flavors.
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Amazing Fact
The Hass Avocado was first cultivated by Southern California mail carrier and amateur horticulturist Rudolph Hass. The former is a big fruit tilting the scales at 200-300 grams.
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Mexico produced 2.2 million tons of Avocados in 2018 making it the world's leading Avocado producer.
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Cool Fact
Fuerte avocado is the second largest commercial variety surpassed only by Hass. The Pinkerton avocado boasts of an exceptional flavor and peeling it is a cinch.
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Top Fact
If the fruit yields to firm gentle pressure it is ripe as well as ready to eat.
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As per researchers, Avocados have been cultivated since 5,000 years back. The fruit has long been part of the Mexican cuisine.
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