Avocados

‘Readycado’: Sensor alerts avo lovers when fruit is ready to eat

Avocado squeeze tests might soon be a thing of the past with the launch of a new, sensor-driven technology designed to detect if the fruit is perfectly ripe. The Avocado Firmness Decision Aid Tool, nicknamed ‘Readycado’, was recently revealed at Queensland’s annual agricultural show, Ekka. When applied to an avocado, a pressure sensor attached to your thumb triggers green LED lights on the tool’s display, showing if the avocado is the perfect level of ripeness for a salad, through to a more ripe and softer avo for a guacamole dish. Click the link to read more about the device whose developer believes will become commonplace in shops within the next three to five years.

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