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avocado hand

slang An injury caused by cutting one's hand with a knife while slicing or otherwise preparing an avocado, often while trying to remove the pit. Any time I make guacamole, I'm nervous that I'll end up with avocado hand.
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Alanya, Antalya, a city located in southern Turkey, produces 80% of Turkish avocados. Last year, the district produced 40 million avocados.
Chief Officer for Agriculture Julius Rotich said farmers will relish decades of high yield from an avocado tree.
The analysis of the Avocado Oil market is also studied based on regions across the global level as well as regional level.
The trend has fuelled the sales of consumer products with avocado ingredients.
As of August 16, the national average for one Hass avocado at retail was $1.94 and various other "greenskin" avocados were selling for $1.46.
Tip the egg white and watercress mixture carefully into the avocados, fitting in as much as you can without it spilling over the edge.
Located in Aberdeen Market, Avo is now using the 15 cases of avocados - which are still edible - to create its popular dishes and serving them up for free.
Consumers that have purchased the recalled avocado chunks should discard the product or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
The team set out to test the effects of replacing carbohydrate with avocado in a meal on satiety, which is the feeling of fullness and reduction in appetite that we experience when we eat.
Avocado, adapts to a wide range of climatic conditions.
A 2004 study conducted at the National University of Singapore and published in Food Chemistry concludes that avocado seeds, among other fruit seeds like those in mangos, tamarinds and jack fruits, have an even greater level of antioxidant activity than the more commonly eaten parts of the fruits.
Police on Tuesday arrested two people in connection with the theft of 160 kilos of avocados from a field in Peyia.
Avocados are booming as a cash crop on the continent, buoyed by increasing demand from Europe, America and most recently, China and Japan.
The avocado industry plays a crucial role in Ventura Countys agricultural sector, which is a cornerstone of our economy and supports thousands of jobs throughout our region, said Congresswoman Brownley.