Category: Fruits – A to Z

Saskatoon

The saskatoon has long been a treasured wild fruit and a prairie tradition, having been a plentiful staple fruit for the prairies for years. It is often compared to the blueberry in terms of the berry’s size, texture and flavour with an almondy flavour.

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Sour Orange

Refer to Bitter Orange

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Soursop

Soursop is the fruit of Annona muricata, a broadleaf, flowering, evergreen tree native to Mexico, Cuba, Central America, the Caribbean, and northern South America, primarily Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Puerto Rico.

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Uganda Cherry Orange

Refer to African Cherry Orange

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Umeboshi

Umeboshi are pickled ume fruits common in Japan. Umeboshi are usually round, and vary from smooth to very wrinkled. Usually they taste salty, and are extremely sour due to high citric acid content, but sweeter versions exist, as well.

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Valencia Orange

The Valencia is perfect for the tropics, even though colour development may vary when the weather is hot. It has a thin and slightly pebbly rind. The flesh is bright orange and extremely juicy and nearly seedless.

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Young Coconut

Young coconuts are encased with a uniquely shaped shell. They are harvested directly from the tree before they have time to age and drop like the more mature white and brown husked coconuts.

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