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Avocado love in Ecuador

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

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Top 13 Facts: The Avocado 🥑

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.

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