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Ugly Avocado Desserts

'Gelavo' is Made from Misshapen and Blemished Hass Avocados

— December 19, 2018 — Eco
To address the food waste crisis, some inventive food and beverage start-ups are basing their entire businesses off of repurposing "ugly" fruits and vegetables, which are often overlooked for blemishes, unconventional sizes and odd shapes—Perth-based 'Gelavo' for example, produces sustainable avocado desserts with unwanted avocados.

The dairy-free, frozen avocado desserts make use of Hass avocados that have been deemed undesirable for some reason or other, typically because they are seen as not aesthetically appealing. The avocados make up about 22 to 25% of Gelavo's frozen treats, with the other key ingredients including water, sugar, lime juice and canola oil.

Gelavo's avocado desserts are offered in Original, Coffee and Chocolate flavors, offering consumers a delicious way to indulge their sweet tooth and at the same time, minimize food waste.
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