About The Variety: Our Story
Hass Avocados are one of the more common varieties of avocado. Patented August 27, 1935 by Mr. Rudolph Hass, U.S. Plant Patent No. 139.
Each variety of avocado has it's own varietal characteristics. For example, Hass Avocados are known as the "year-round avocado" because of their seasonal availability.
The Hass Avocados in your grocer's produce section are worldwide. That assures you of a ready supply of fresh fruit 365 days a year. Hass Avocados are oval shaped, with a small to medium sized seed, they range in weight from 5 to 12 ounces, with a creamy texture and great taste. They also have a distinctive skin that turns from green to purplish-black when ripe.
Make Sure You Choose Hass
The Hass Avocado is easily identified by its oval shape, the bumpy, pebbled texture of its skin and the dark green to purple -black color indicating it's ripe and ready to enjoy.