As summer holidays arrive, customers cool off with fresh California avocado salads

As summer holidays arrive, customers cool off with fresh California avocado saladsFrom Memorial Day to Flag Day and the 4th of July to Labor Day, America loves summer holidays. For operators, it’s the best time to capitalize on seasonal ingredients–like Fresh California Avocados – and warm weather dining preferences.

Salads are synonymous with summer dining, and the California Avocado Commission offers a wide selection of appetizer, side and main course options. As a showcase for summer fruits, California Avocado and Mango Salad can’t be beat for color and flavor. Stuffed Avocado with Cranberry Chicken Salad is presented in a Fresh California Avocado “half-shell,” making it easy to offer as an appetizer (one half) or main course (two halves). For heartier appetites, Grilled Fajita Salad with California Avocados and Serrano Vinaigrette satisfies with a bounty of protein, vegetables, spices, and Fresh California Avocado.

To find more summer salad concepts featuring Fresh California Avocado, browse the recipe database at While on the site, take advantage of resources to optimize Fresh California Avocado usage: nutrition, selection, storage and handling information. Complete the POS order form to receive The Magic of California Avocados recipe booklet, or call 800-370-3782.

About the California Avocado Commission
Created in 1978, the California Avocado Commission strives to increase demand for California avocados through advertising, promotion and public relations, and engages in related industry activities that benefit the state’s nearly 5,000 avocado growers. The California Avocado Commission serves as the official information source for California Avocados and the California avocado industry. For information about California avocados, visit, become a fan At and follow the California Avocado Commission on Twitter at