This has been one of my favourite things about food here – the never ending supply of cheap and fresh avocados! Along with bananas, mangos and tomatoes, they're a staple in the Ecuadorian diet. Ecuador has over 30 varieties of avocado, but the most widely marketed varieties in the country are two: the Fuerte and
1. Avocado refers to the tree and to the fruit. Botanically, the fruit is a large berry containing a single (large) seed. 2. This ancient fruit dates back over 10,000 years to central Mexico, and the word “avocado” is believed to be derived from the Nahuatl word for “testicle”, describing the shape of the fruit.
Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca will participate in the Ironman 70.3 in Manta, Ecuador on Sunday, July 30, 2017, to raise funds and awareness for victims of the 2016 earthquake in Ecuador, which left thousands homeless. The race begins with a 1.2 mile swim in the Pacific Ocean, followed by a 56-mile bike
Giant Earth Worm Believe it or not, the Martiodrilus crassus isn’t the largest earthworm known to man, but these monsters can be found in the Amazon, where the food is readily available and they have the space to grow!