Avocado that does not brown for 10 days

Avocado May 9, 2019

Marketed as Natavo Natural Avocado, the 100% natural avocado products will not brown for up to 10 days when refrigerated (even when the packaging has been opened) and two years when frozen and unopened.

The products are a game changer for the avocado and food service industries due to the opportunity to use fresh, natural avocado in pre-prepared salads, sandwiches, sushi and ready meals which has been impossible in the past. Natavo Natural Avocado is already being sold in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines and France.

Naturo Director, Ross Harris explains: “The global avocado trade is valued at AUD $18 billion or approximately 5.5 million tonnes (2018), however due to the seasonality, fragility and quick-browning nature of the fruit it has been a challenging ingredient for the food service industry to use. To date, there’s been a lot of guess work, high wastage and expense.

“Our technology has changed all that as we switch off the enzyme which causes avocado to go brown, while still preserving its texture and taste.

“It’s now possible for the food service industry to access large quantities of perfectly ripe, ready-to-use, 100% pure natural avocado, with no additives or preservatives all year round.”

Natavo Natural Avocado benefits:

100% all-natural avocado 
Does not go brown for up to 10 days when refrigerated (even when packaging is opened)   
Two years frozen shelf life from pack date (when unopened) 
1kg – 5kg packets and single serve portions of chunks and smashed avocado 
No more guess work or waste 
Retains fresh avocado taste and texture 
Proven pathogen kill step 
Always ripe, consistent and ready to use 
Manufactured in a BRC AA grade facility  
Proven and safe technology first developed in 2016 

Source: Fresh Plaza

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