Persea Americana ‘Hass’
The Hass Avocado is a small fruit with a black color and corrugated skin. It is known because it has a high oil content, it has a very smooth texture, an exquisite flavor and a thick skin that makes it easy to transport abroad.
Its skin is dark and sensitive when the fruit ripens. The Hass avocado is known as “year-round avocado” because it can be obtained in all four seasons.This fruit is available 365 days a year.
Thanks to the geographical position of Colombia, its wide variety of mountain climates and water supply, the country has become an incomparable source of cultivation throughout the year for this fruit.
Hass avocado is a fruit known for its excellent flavor and its great qualities as a contributor of vitamins. Its content in omega 3 takes care of our cardiovascular system; It is also rich in healthy (monounsaturated) fats and prevents us from accumulating harmful fats that can cause disease.
The avocado has vitamins as important as A, C, D, K and group B. Its magnesium content favors the proper functioning of the nervous system, muscles and the small intestine. Being rich in fiber, it regulates blood sugar levels. It is rich in vitamin E, making it very beneficial in delaying aging.
At its optimum ripeness, it is consumed fresh.
Unlike other fresh fruits, Hass avocado lacks the sweet or sour taste, this allows it to be combined with many foods. It can be eaten fresh with different ingredients such as crab and ham. You can prepay it in salads, platters, soups, and cakes or Guacamole accompanied by onion, tomato and salt. Also, it could be consumed in smoothies and butters.