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Avocados

Avocados

Avocados were introduced to New Zealand from Central America via California in 1919. They are a popular summer fruit and are eaten in salads, on bread and made into guacamole dip.

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New Zealand Avocado

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David Burton, 'Food - Fruit', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/39149/avocados (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by David Burton, published 5 Sep 2013