• Josh Chang

National Guacamole Day!

It’s not just a side dish anymore.  On National Guacamole Day every September 16, we bring this delicious green dip into the spotlight.  Guacamole (or “guac”) is made of avocados, which are well-known for the health benefits related to their high vitamin content and lots of cholesterol-lowering healthy fats. 

Fun Facts about Guacamole

1. In 1883, Florida becomes the first US state to plant Avocado Trees.

2. American consumption of avocados jumps from 1 to 7 pounds per capita between 1994 and 2014!

3. Every year, over 45 Million pounds of Avocado are consumed on Superbowl Sunday.