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Avocado Facts - Calories, Sugar, Vitamins, Uses, Trees, Nutritional Information
Avocado Facts for Kids

Check out our fun avocado facts for kids. Have fun learning about different types of avocados, where they grow, what they contain, their uses, nutritional information and much more.

Read on and enjoy discovering more about avocados!


  • Avocados come from evergreen trees that were first domesticated over 5,000 years ago. Likely originating from an area near Guatemala and Mexico.

  • The fruit is large and oily, with a seed found at its center. It is technically a berry.

  • The world produces over 8 million tonnes of avocados every year. The leading producer is Mexico, which supplies close to 30% of all avocados.

  • Avocados may have black, brown or green skin.

  • They come in different shapes, often resembling a large egg, pear or sphere.

  • Avocado flesh is smooth and buttery when ripe.

  • Avocados prefer climates with little wind and no frost.

  • Avocados mature on trees but are ripened off of them.

  • Guacamole is a popular dip made from avocado.

  • Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat and offer many health benefits. They are nutrient-rich, containing potassium and many vitamins.

  • Avocados are made up of approximately 73% water, 15% fat, 9% carbohydrates and 2% protein.

  • Avocados contain less than 1 gram of sugar per 100 grams.

  • Avocados contain around 160 calories per 100 grams.


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