Centuries of Tradition: Horticulturists believe that the forebears of all avocados came from Mexico. Ancient Aztec clay images depict avocados and the Spanish word for avocados "aguacate" has its roots in the indigenous Nahuatl language.
Endless Season: Hass avocado trees flourish year round in Michoacán's fertile volcanic soil, typical altitudes of 5,250-6,890 feet and abundant tropical rainfall. These ideal growing conditions yield trees that bloom up to four times a year producing an "endless season" for superb avocados.
Hass is a Variety:
The terms "Hass" and "California" are sometimes used interchangeably in recipes and some people erroneously think that Hass is a brand. It's not. Hass avocados are a variety that is limited geographically only by the availability of favorable growing conditions. In Mexico
, the climate and volcanic soil are ideal for luscious Hass avocados. To identify them, look for "Mexico" on the sticker.