Season: April – June/ December – January | Flavor: Sweet
When ripe, pineapple is very sweet and succulent, with a soft, fragrant pulp.
Benefits : Pineapple is an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese. It is also a very good source of copper and a good source of vitamin B1 & B6, dietary fiber, Folate and Pantothenic acid.
Season: June – August | Flavor: Sweet
Historically referred to as “Dragon eye”, the longan fruit is similar to Lychee but a little sweeter
Benefits : Longan fruit contains rich amount of Vitamin C that is equal to 80% of daily requirement. It also contains minerals like Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium and Potassium. It is also rich in Vitamin A and essential in anti-oxidants.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Slightly sweet
It has a yellow or orange flesh, it taste unique and is extremely filling
Benefits : Jackfruit is known as the jack of all fruits. It is a rich source of vitamin, minerals, phytonutrients, carbohydrate, electrolytes, fiber, fat and protein. This fruit also contains calorie but no cholesterol or saturated fats.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Ripe: sweet, Unripe: sweet & sour
Commonly eaten ripe with deep Orange color, in fruit baskets worldwide. Unripe Green papayas are used for famous Thai papaya salads known as Som Tum.
Benefits : Very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber and Potassium, and a very good source of Vitamin A & C and Folate.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Sweet and refreshing
They have an ivory shell with a unique shape. The Young coconut is harvested directly from the tree before it has time to age and drop like the more mature white and brown husked coconuts. Inside it is a refreshing juice and a soft jelly-like meat, which has a sweet flavor that is soft enough to be eaten with a spoon.
Benefits : The water in the young coconut is one of the highest sources of electrolytes. Furthermore, the soft meat, or flesh, inside the coconut helps to restore oxidative tissue damage and contains a source of healthy fats, proteins, and various vitamins and minerals.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Sweet
Mildly acidic, refreshing fruit best-eaten when crisp outside and medium-soft on the inside
Benefits : Guava contains nutrients that help curb all kinds of illnesses, including cancer and diabetes. Its vitamin A content is five times that of an orange, and it also has stellar amounts of protein, fiber, and folate, and possibly more vitamin C than any other fruit.