5 stages of ripeness

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The first step to ensuring that avocados are served at their peak of freshness and flavor is understanding the stages of ripeness for Hass avocados. Color is NOT always an indicator of ripeness. The best way to judge ripeness is to feel for uniform softness.

There are two ways to judge avocado ripeness. Most experts recommend that you feel for uniform softness to determine the ripe level.