The STONELESS avocado has arrived at Marks & Spencer — and even the skin is edible


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Stoneless avocados are now available on the high street

The department retailer which stocks food and fashion has launched the ‘Cocktail Avocado’. 

It is a teeny elongated avocado approximately five to eight centimetres in length — the development of an unpolinated avocado blossom. 

The fruit develops without a seed which in deliver up stops the growth, giving a small, seedless fruit. 

But unlike a usual avocado, the skin is edible and the whole fruit can be enjoyed. 


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Stoneless avocados are available for December

Unlike a conformist avocado, the skin is edible and the whole fruit can be enjoyed

The flesh is glassy and creamy like an ordinary avocado. 

The fruit is grown in Spain and contrariwise available during December, when usually it is sent to a Parisian subsistence market and bought by chefs in top end restaurants, which means M&S has been adept so source a small number of the avocados exclusively. 

Charlotte Curtis, M&S agronomist, spoke: “We’ve had the mini, the giant, ready-sliced and we’re now launching the holy grail of avocados — stoneless. 

“The stunning fruit has been on our radar for a couple of years and we’re very excited to have on the agenda c trick finally been able to get hold of some for our customers to try. 

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Stoneless avocados are £2 per kitbag at M&S stores

“We know they will be in demand and we’ve only been proficient to get our hands on a limited amount so make sure you get them while you can.” 

Charlotte expounded what the ‘Cocktail Avocado’ is perfect for. 

She said: “They’re perfect for noshing and lunch boxes as they can be eaten whole but can also be used for a spectacular garnish or in a salad. My top tip is to try them deep fried.” 

M&S first introduced the fruit in 1968 as an ‘Avocado Pear’ which being would enjoy as a dessert with custard. 

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Stoneless avocado: No multifarious ‘avocado hand’

Avocados are packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E, vitamin K. folate and antioxidants and keep under control more potassium per gram than bananas. 

They are high in omega 3 fatty acids, which can labourers to lower cholesterol and improve heart health, and can be good for weight defeat as they release slow burning energy, reducing hunger. 

Cocktail Avocados are accessible in selected M&S stores now and throughout December, while stocks last, £2 per compact. 

Iceland launched pre-sliced frozen avocado back in May this year. 

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