Avocado meets ale at Los Angeles fest

08/28/2013 12:19:00 PM
Mike Hornick

Avocado AleCourtesy Angel City BreweryAvocado Ale by Angel City Brewery was among the offerings at an Aug. 24 avocado festival in Los Angeles.Avocado Ale was on offer in Los Angeles as Angel City Brewery sponsored an avocado festival featuring the product.

Green Earth Produce donated fresh avocados at the Aug. 24 festival. Gahl Crane, director of sales and a member of the Hass Avocado Board, helped operate the Green Earth Produce booth.

The ale gave avocados exposure to a broad audience, Crane said in a news release.

Green Earth Produce and other attendees helped raise money for local charities. Green Earth contributed fresh avocados. Other vendors offered an avocado-infused frozen treat or used avocados in place of butter for baked goods. There was also a homemade guacamole contest.

“We held an avocado nutrition quiz which really engaged the attendees and we provided participants nutritional and usage information,” Crane said in the release.



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