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You’ll Never Have an Unripe Avocado Again

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Avocado lovers can attest to the struggle of trying to ripen a rock-hard avocado. Turns out, there’s an age-old method to skip the trouble and ripen your avocado evenly and quickly.

Say hello to the Avocado Sock. It’s a 100 percent wool sock created by Diane Sherwood, who used her 40 years of experience in the catering business to make ripening avocados fuss-free. It works the same way as the paper bag method as the ethylene gas released from the fruit gets trapped inside the bag — and, in this case, the sock.

But unlike the paper bag method, the Avocado Sock is specifically designed to fit your avocados, which better traps the ethylene gas, thus speeding up the ripening process. The warmth of the sock and the lanolin, a wax found in wool, helps avocados to reach their peak state in just one to two days.


So whether you want to whip up some avocado toast or guac for Taco Tuesday, you’ll always have a ripe avocado on hand.

Would you try this ripening method? Let us know in the comments below!

xx, The FabFitFun Team

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  1. Melody

    July 13, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    Why yes I would!


      July 13, 2017 at 2:27 pm

      I would also love to try this! I have 6 unripe avocados now and it would great to have something to speed up the ripening!

  2. flaca82762

    July 13, 2017 at 4:44 pm


  3. Steve

    July 13, 2017 at 9:23 pm

    Would love this in our next fab box

  4. froglal

    July 14, 2017 at 6:38 am

    would love to try this…wondering if more than one avocado fits in the sock?

  5. Kimberley

    July 14, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Yes I sure would! Make guacamole a lot. 😊👍🏼


    July 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

    Yes I would try. Will this be in our next box? Or where can I get one?

  7. Betsy

    July 15, 2017 at 4:57 pm

    Yes! This is amazing and would make a great gift idea as well :)

  8. Leslie

    July 15, 2017 at 8:53 pm


  9. sylvia0366

    July 17, 2017 at 1:57 pm


  10. Lissa

    July 20, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    I definitely would use this :)

  11. keith

    July 20, 2017 at 7:22 pm


  12. dyernelson

    July 22, 2017 at 11:04 am

    Yes love this.

  13. carlarossotti

    July 23, 2017 at 10:47 am

    Would love to try this!! I buy avocados EVERY WEEK!! I try to get them in different “ripening” stages so I always have one at hand, but being able to rippen them “when I want to” would be awesome!!

  14. megmcguire05

    August 2, 2017 at 2:57 pm

    Yes I would try this! I love avocados!

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