This is truly a giant avocado! The shape is a bit more round and larger than a normal avocado and they weigh about 600 to 800 grams. They have a fairly thick skin have a bright green color and exist of yellow fiber free pulp.
Availability giant avocado’s
The Margarida giant avocado is derived from a selection of avocado varieties in the north of Parana, Brazil.
How to store
An unripe avocado is green and hard and is best placed in the pantry at a temperature of 12 to 15 degrees so that it can ripe. A ripe avocado is brown and a bit softer its advised to eat it quickly and not to store it for too long. You can wrap half an avocado in cling film and keep it in the fridge. Leave the stone in the fruit and drizzle it with some lime juice to prevent discoloration.
How to eat
An avocado is very versatile and can be used in salty and sweet dishes. Slice the avocado crosswise, turn the halves apart and remove the stone with a knife. Scoop out the pulp of the avocado with a spoon. Avocado is delicious on (toasted) bread or crackers and it’s a perfect product to combine with a egg. Or make a wonderful guacamole with it like they do in Mexico. Also avocadoes work well in smoothies and desserts due to their creamy texture.