Assortment

Please do not bother looking for bulk products such as apples, pears or oranges in our catalogue: we do not sell them.
What we do sell is an ever-growing range of more exotic, fragile and delicate fruit products.
In addition, we offer a specialist range of vegetable and spice products that benefit from the kind of care and know-how that Special Fruit can provide.

Just click on the pictures below for information on varieties, countries of origin and availability.

Avocado

Soft, creamy flesh

 

Hard, green- or black-coloured skin which is slightly ribbed

 

The fruit can obtain the size of a fist

Doesn’t mature at the tree, so needs to be ripened afterwards. Since avocados are at its best when perfectly ripened, Special Fruit offers RTE (Ready To Eat) Avocados

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Origin

Central America

Availability

year round

Storage

Ripe avocado can be stored for 2-3 days outside the fridge.

Consumption

A ripe avocado is relatively firm, but will yield to gentle pressure when held in the palm of the hand and squeezed

 

Avocado is nearly only eaten as unprocessed fruit , it is delicious in combination with crab, ham or chicken.

 

Guacamole is pulp made of spiced avocado.

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Chile
Spain
Israel
Peru
South Africa

Packaging

Any packaging available on request.
Box
Other packaging available on request
Twin Tray

1 x 16pcs
1 x 18pcs
1 x 20pcs
1 x 22pcs
x g
1 x 2pcs

Recipe

Avocado Tuna rolls


Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe avocado's
  • 1 small can tuna in brine
  • 1 red onion, cut fine
  • 2 table spoons lemon juice
  • salt, pepper, garlic
  • 4 lettuce leafs

 

Preparation:

Cut the avocado's in half, remove the pit and take out the flesh. Mash the flesh and season with salt, pepper, garlic and lemon juice. Mix this with the tuna. Fill the lettuce leafs on one side with the mixture and roll up the leafs, fixing them with a tooth pick.