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
My first introduction to the golden berry in Ecuador was in relation to chocolate. I can’t complain, as I quickly realized it was a sweet little nugget that tastes incredible when coated in dark Ecuadorean chocolate. It’s also commonly found in juice form. Goldenberry enjoys economic importance due to its richness in nutrients and its
The coast of Ecuador is the best option for the sun and water loving … Duke loves the sunshine and heat in Manta too. He’d be romping around in the warm ocean waves every moment if he had the opportunity! Sunscreen is always on, as the UV here is strong even under the clouds. Many
When I first arrived in Manta, one of the first things I did was go grocery shopping to stock up my condo fridge. I was so excited to be able to fill my fridge with so many local fruits and veggies. After a quick cab ride, I was at their biggest and newest supermarket, Megamaxi.
A Beginner’s Guide: Ecuadorian Fruit
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!
Ecuador is the latest country to tear up ‘free trade’ agreements that have so far cost the country $21 billion in damages awarded to foreign companies by ‘corporate courts’, and yielded next to nothing in return, writes Nick Dearden. So the outgoing President Correa did the only sensible thing: in one of his final executive