I'm interested in making pure avocado oil. (No additives). I plan to do this in a recipe that was posted on StackExchange here: How do I press avocadoes to make avocado oil? (Anthony Njoka's answer.

My question is about the necessary ripeness of the avocados. It would make things very convenient if I could pick the avocados before they are ripe. They sit on my table a considerable amount of time before they are ready for guacamole, and when the tree decides it's ready to give up its fruit, I get hundreds of unripe avocados. Making avocado oil seems like the perfect solution.

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    In an answer to the referenced Stack Exchange question, a respondent said "ripe", which to me means not rock hard, or as you say, unripe. I suspect you will have to let your unripe ones soften before you start. Good luck. I'm guessing that you would want them to be as 'eatable' ripe as you can get them for this, but I am not posting this as an answer, because I think ripeness is a subjective value that may not be objective enough for this forum. – Jennifer S Nov 14 '18 at 19:25

https://m.wikihow.com/Make-Avocado-Oil. They need to be ripe. We picked them from under the tree so as no to run over them with the lawn mower. If y p u can smash it with your hand it's too ripe. If seed,pops,out when halved, it's just right Less ripe work but take longer to process.

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