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Stoneless avocados sold at British grocery store

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Posted at 10:43 AM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 13:43:13-05

(KGTV) - It’s the avocado convenience you might not be expecting: a stone-free ‘cocktail’ avocado with an edible skin is being sold at British grocery store Marks and Spencer.

The chain debuted the fruit in limited supply this month.

While some may see it as an unnecessary development, the sale comes after a growing number of ‘avocado hand’ injuries in the U.K.

 

 

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According to Eater.com, San Diego-based wholesaler Specialty Produce explains the lack of seed is “simply the result of an unpollinated avocado blossom.”