Avocado (Scientific name-Persea Americana) is a delicious fruit and an acknowledged super food prized for its high nutrient value and its application as a flavouring, texturing agent in a variety of dishes. Avocados come in varying shape and colour from round to pear-shaped and green to black. They can weigh anywhere between 200 grams to 1.5 kgs. The most popular variety of Avocado is the Hass Avocado, also known as Alligator Pear. It is pear-shaped, green in colour with yellow-green flesh inside and tastes great. The fruit offers excellent health benefits as it is rich in vitamins and minerals, fiber and healthy fats.

Health Benefits of Avocado

  • Rich source of B Vitamins: Help fight disease and infection
  • Loaded with Vitamins C and E: Known to help prevent cancer
  • Low in Sugar and High on Fiber: Helps in digestion
  • Lutein Content: Good for your eyes
  • Folate Content: Helps in cell repair and during pregnancy
  • Helps control blood pressure and promotes general health

Deccan Exotics has a tie-up with ICHR-Tumkur to develop hybrid varieties of Avocado that taste better and offer higher yield for farmers. As part of our efforts to research and develop superior varieties of Avocado, we at Deccan Exotics are sourcing a wide variety of high-quality, disease-resistant plants from the best sources across the world including Guatemalan, Mexican and West-Indian Races.