Category: Fruits – A to Z

Damson Plum

The skin of the damson can have a very tart flavour, particularly when unripe (the term “damson” is often used to describe red wines with rich yet acidic plummy flavours). The fruit is therefore most often used for cooking, and is commercially grown for preparation in jam and other fruit preserves.

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Dried Apricots

Small apricots are normally dried whole. Larger varieties are dried in halves, without the kernel or stone. Dried apricots are an important source of carotenoids and potassium.

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Gac

A tropical fruit grown in Vietnam as well parts of China and Southeast Asia. The fruit has both medicinal and culinary uses.

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Goji Berry (Wolfberry)

The wolfberry is another name for the Goji berry. It is a member of the nightshade family and is native to southeastern Europe and Asia.

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Guava

Guavas (singular guava) are common tropical fruits cultivated and enjoyed in many tropical and subtropical regions.

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Imperial Mandarins

Imperial Mandarins are the most popular mandarin variety because they are the first to be harvested each season. They are a golden-orange mandarin, and one of a handful of popular citrus varieties that have originated in Australia.

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Kaffir Lime

The kaffir lime, also known as the makrut lime or Mauritius papeda, is a citrus fruit native to tropical Southeast Asia and southern China.

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Key Lime

The Key lime is a citrus hybrid with a spherical fruit, 2½ – 5 cm (1 – 2″) in diameter. The Key lime is usually picked while it is still green but it becomes yellow when ripe.

It is smaller and seedier, with a higher acidity, a stronger aroma, and a thinner rind, than that …

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Kiwifruit – Zespri SunGold

One of the world’s most nutrient-rich fruits, Zespri® SunGold Kiwifruits are power-packed with nutrients like fibre, potassium, vitamin E, folate and exceptionally high vitamin C levels (just one piece contains 100% of our daily vitamin C needs!). Research has shown that high vitamin C content can help decrease feelings of fatigue and increase physical and mental energy, a great way to kick-start your day!

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Langsat

Fruits look much like small potatoes and are borne in clusters similar to grapes. The larger fruits are on the variety known as duku. It is covered by thin, yellow hair giving a slightly fuzzy aspect.

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Lemon

Lemons

The trees ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses.

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Longan

The fruit is sweet, juicy and succulent in superior agricultural varieties, and apart from being eaten fresh, is also often used in East Asian soups, snacks, desserts, and sweet-and-sour foods, either fresh or dried, sometimes canned with syrup in supermarkets.

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Lychee

The Lychee has a delicate, whitish pulp with a floral smell and a fragrant, sweet flavour. Since this perfumey flavour is lost in canning, the fruit is usually eaten fresh.

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Mango

The fragrant sweetness, rich flavour and succulent texture of the Mango is highly seductive, and mangoes are a healthy fruit to add to sweet and savoury dishes alike.

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Mangosteen

Mangosteen is native to South East Asia and is known as the Queen of Tropical Fruits. Its tree produces fruit of the most delectable flavours.

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