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Overview
Quick Details
Style:
Fresh
Product Type:
Other
Type:
Passion Fruit
Place of Origin:
Colombia
Brand Name:
Tropico

Specifications

The Sweet Passion Fruit belongs to the family of the passion fruits. It has a round shape, with 110 to 125gr of weight and 5 to

 

Nutritional content

The granadilla is an excellent source of potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron and fiber. It helps to provide essential vitamins for the body such as Vitamin B1, B2, C and provitamin A. It also contains proteins and carbohydrates.

Health benefits

The consumption of granadilla is recommended for nerve stabilization, since it works as natural sedative or tranquillizer. The juice is used as a digestive stimulant. It also controls acidity, and helps to heal the ulcers. This fruit has a high fiber content if it is consumed with the seeds. The fruit is known as the children fruit, because it activates the thymus of the infants to help them grow.

Consumption

The granadilla is generally consumed raw. In order to do this, simply fracture the crust with the fingers and eat the pulp with a spoon. Also a nice drink can be obtained, by rubbing the pulp through a strainer and adding water. The extract of this fruit can be used to prepare ice creams, soufflés, sauces and yoghurt.