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5 Exotic Fruits For You To Try

Shake up your fruit diet a bit with these 5 exotic fruits all waiting for you to give them a try. 1. Canistel More commonly known as the eggfruit, the canistel is the fruit of a fruit-bearing tree from Central America. The fruit is eaten when it ripens to a rich yellow color and the flesh has become soft. It’s flesh has a creamy texture and is said to taste something like butternut squash or some sweet potato varieties. Eat

13 Facts About The Tamarillo Worth Knowing

1.The tamarillo fruit is the fruit of a subtropical shrub, native to Central and South America. It is said to be one of the lost food of the Incas. 2. Tamarillos are grown as a commercial crop in New Zealand, Ecuador and Colombia. 3. Tamarillos were first introduced in the United States by the USDA from seeds the agency acquired in 1913 and 1926, first planted at a facilty in California. Today, tamarillos are still grown on a smaller scale