Avocados’ festival revolutionizes the gastronomy

The first festival dedicated to the avocado lands in Barcelona the October 5th
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The Ciudad Condal finally pays tribute to avocados, the exotic fruits par excellence. The event will take place in the historical Space Bornay, located in the neighborhood of Sants. The October 5thfrom 12.00 to 23.00

People who assists to the gastronomical festival will be able to taste a great number of recipes in a unique encounter with distinguished chefs. The entry will be free and the different plates will be paid with Avocoins, the special coin specially created for the event.

The festival is the result of a CULTIVAR’s initiative. In 2012, this company launched Exótica Premium with the goal of offering to their clients high quality exotic fruit. Cultivar commercializes the avocado along with another fruits, as the pineapple, the mango or the papaya.

Avocados are a superfood

Avocados are tasty, but the most important thing is that they provide us a lot of energy. They are nutrient dense, contain relatively few calories, and provide a big amount of vitamins and minerals. These fruits act as a “nutrient booster”. This means that it enables the body to absorb fat-soluble nutrients, such as vitamins A, D, E, and K, in foods that are eaten with the fruit.

Europe concentrates 39% of global avocados imports

Europe concentrates 39% of global avocados imports

The avocado’s trees are native to the humid sub-tropical and tropical regions of central and northern South America. The farmers harvest the fruits by hand and pick them from the trees, and its then when they start to ripen.

Consumption in Europe

Europe concentrates 39% of total imports. The Netherlands was the second biggest importer in the world. However, it re-exported 93% of the volume it imported that year, mainly to other countries in Europe.

The fruit is living its golden moment in the European continent, where its consume in 2018 has grown a 35% in comparison with 2017. The consumption of avocados reached 650 millions of kilograms last year according to the World Avocado Organization (WAO).


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