Student Creates Ecovado, a More ‘Low-Impact’ Avocado Alternative

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Takeaways:

  • Graduate student Arina Shokouhi has developed an alternative to avocados that are meant to look and taste like avocados but made with local ingredients.
  • The Ecovado can include broad beans, hazelnuts, rapeseed or olive oils, depending on where it is made, and the pit is made from nuts.
  • The exterior is made from a biodegradable, compostable wax that protects the soft interior.

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