As avid home cooks and California vegetable farmers, Michael and Erika Rutledge wanted to find a healthy, tasty and versatile cooking oil that they could use to make their favorite dishes for friends and family, including their two young children. They stopped using olive oil and began cooking with extra virgin avocado oil, but quickly discovered that it was very hard to find in stores and online- almost all of the avocado oil on the market was refined and imported. They loved it so much, they decided to create their own extra virgin avocado oil.
In 2016, they found a stellar team and began building one of the first avocado cold-pressing facilities in the United States, right here in Southern California. The Rutledge family proudly sources avocados from farms throughout California. Many are owned and operated by farming families who have been growing avocados for generations.
CalPure™ California Extra Virgin Avocado Oil is cold-pressed using grocery store quality California Hass avocados. The Certified Non-GMO high quality avocados give the oil a gorgeous emerald green color and full flavor profile. You can use this oil for dipping, emulsifying, spreading and drizzling. With a smoke point of 400 degrees Fahrenheit, it is an ideal pantry staple and can be used to fry, sear, sauté or grill and has 10g of monounsaturated fats per serving and high in cholesterol-lowering beta sitosterol. Tasting Notes: Avocado, butter and hints of sweetness.