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2014-02-12 08:33:29

Wholly Guacamole Dip Fans "Rock the Guac" Via Instagram FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of February is a time to celebrate love, and what better time to celebrate the love of avocados than National Avocado Month. The makers of Wholly Guacamole® dips think the best way to celebrate the avocado is by using the versatile fruit in a new recipe each week in February. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120209/DA50553LOGO) Each Wednesday, avocado...

2014-01-13 08:24:12

MORE THAN 230 TIMES THE WEIGHT OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As sports fans around the country gather to watch the first cold weather Big Game played outdoors at MetLife Stadium, they will more than likely enjoy a Big Game food spread that includes avocados. This year, Americans are predicted to consume nearly 32 percent more avocados than they did last year, which equates to nearly 104 million pounds or approximately 208 million avocados consumed...

2013-12-17 08:25:14

TV star/author shares recipes that meld Mexican and American holiday traditions FALLSTON, Md., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Host of Extra and The X Factor Mario Lopez has partnered with Avocados From Mexico (AFM) to celebrate this holiday season by showcasing how his family combines Mexican and American holiday traditions, including the use of fresh avocados from Mexico in his favorite recipes. Those recipes and more are available on the AFM website to encourage consumers to...

2013-09-19 15:23:39

Loma Linda University research explores the effects of avocado intake on satiety, glucose and insulin levels in healthy overweight adults New research findings on avocado consumption, presented as two posters at the IUNS 20th International Congress of Nutrition, in Granada, Spain suggest that although calorie consumption at dinner was unchanged, inclusion or addition of fresh Hass Avocado to a meal may help to reduce hunger and the desire to eat in overweight adults. Results also showed...

2013-06-10 12:29:39

PSA with Maria Menounos shares strategies for feeling your best FALLSTON, Md., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Host of EXTRA, producer, actress and New York Times best-selling author Maria Menounos has partnered with the Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) on a public service announcement (PSA) reminding viewers that self-esteem comes from making good decisions - like eating right. MHAIA's goal with the PSA is to help the public focus on engaging in positive behaviors...

2013-05-28 08:24:17

Arnold Worldwide and Ketchum Appointed as Agency Partners DENVER, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Avocados from Mexico, Inc. (AFM, Inc.), the newly formed marketing agency dedicated to the Mexican avocado industry, is allocating $36 million to grow the category and propel the Avocados from Mexico brand. To implement this strategy, Tim O'Connor, CEO, AFM, Inc., will appoint Arnold Worldwide as integrated agency of record, and Ketchum as PR agency of record. Launching nationally beginning...

2013-01-10 05:00:18

Antipodes Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream and Ananda Antioxidant-Rich Gentle Toner are among those awarded in the 2012 Harper's Bazaar Beauty Awards. (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Antipodes Organic Skincare announced two of their top selling products have been included in the 2012 Bazaar Beauty Awards. The award winning line up includes the Antipodes Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream, winner of the "Bazaar Best Buy" award, and Ananda Antioxidant-Rich Gentle Toner, winner of the "Judge's...

2012-12-18 16:43:45

Study first of several HAB-funded research studies to be published under the Board's new Nutrition Research Program The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) is supporting research to improve understanding of the unique, positive benefits of consuming fresh avocados to human health and nutrition. Clinical studies are currently underway to investigate the relationship between avocado consumption and risk factors for cardiovascular disease, avocados' potential positive role in weight management and...

2012-12-13 12:26:46

FALLSTON, Md., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA) has chosen to give back this holiday season in two rewarding ways. One initiative is to raise money on behalf of the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Avocados from Mexico is supporting City Harvest, one of the great groups providing food and support to communities that still need help getting back on their feet after Hurricane Sandy. For every Facebook engagement, from comment "likes," to shares, or...

2012-11-19 16:25:51

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) Executive Director Emiliano Escobedo today announced that it has retained CRT/tanaka as the Agency of Record, after an in-depth Request for Proposal review and selection process. CRT/tanaka will work with HAB to provide strategic public relations programs as part of the Board's new marketing communications strategy for Hass Avocados, which is focused on communicating the health benefits of avocados and driving avocado...


Latest Persea Reference Libraries

Redbay, Persea borbonia
2014-02-15 07:52:34

Persea borbonia is an evergreen tree in the Lauraceae family. The species may commonly be referred to as Redbay, Tisswood, Scrubbay, Shorebay and Swampbay. P. borbonia grows as either a small tree or a large shrub. It contains evergreen leaves that reach between 3 and 6 inches long. They are lance-shaped. They are alternately arranged and give off a spicy smell when crushed. The leaves may be a light green to a very dark green. They produce fruit called drupes, which are small and blue or...

Avocado Tree, Persea americana
2014-02-14 16:17:00

Persea americana is a flowering plant that belongs to the Lauraceae family. It is widely known as the Avocado tree. P. americana is a tree that grows up to 66 feet tall. It has alternately arranged leaves that measure about 5 to 10 inches long. Its flowers are tiny and greenish-yellow, measuring .2 to .4 inches in diameter. The tree’s popular, pear shaped green fruit measures 2.8 to 7.9 inches long and weighs between 3.5 and 35 ounces. It contains a single large seed, measuring 2 to 2.5...

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