I bet you are thinking – this is an odd topic and you would be correct. But this item of interest caught my eye because I am guilty of this action.
The bottom line is – you should not squeeze avocados to test if they are ripe. The reason being is that squeezing avocados to check for ripeness actually bruises the fruit.
The bruising occurs just inside the flesh hidden under the skin which can be a disappointment. Equally so, it is not a good idea to stack other foods and items on top of Avocados when you are shopping because it causes the same bruising result.
It is suggested that instead – press gently on the stem end to see if there is any give…
A little tip of useful application.