Tropical Fruits

Each tropical fruit possesses unique characteristics expressed in appearance and flavor, these properties are often accompanied by nutritional benefits that make it attractive as a food containing health-giving additives and having medicinal benefit.

  • Quenepas

    $1.89 /bag
    8 oz Quenepas are a small, round, and green fruit with a thin, rough skin. They grow in bunches and are known by many different names, including Spanish lime. After removing the skin, the creamy, soft pulp is revealed. Origin: Dominican Republic Availability: June - September
  • Dragon Fruit Golden, also known as Pitahaya. It has a faint, sweet taste, much like an earthy watermelon. The health benefits of this fruit are plentiful, with high concentrations of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Origin: Colombia, Ecuador Availability: Year Round
  • Sugar Cane

    $2.69 each
    12- 14 in It's greenish-yellow bark encases its flesh. The pulp, itself, is yellow in color and extremely fibrous. Sugar cane can be chewed to extract the juice. Origin: USA Availability: Year-Round
  • 16 oz Bag Soursops grow on evergreen trees that reach up to 9 meters tall with large, glossy, green leaves. The fruit are irregularly shaped ranging from oval to heart or kidney-shaped and are covered in small spiny protrusions. Origin: Colombia Availability: Year-Round
  • 1 unit The only time plantains are eaten raw is when they have completely ripened to a blacken state. Only then are they sweet enough to eat raw.  Some of the cooking methods used are baking, steaming, boiling, sautéing, and frying. Origin: Ecuador Availability: Year-Round
  • Thai or White Coconut is the younger version of the brown one. Producing more water and with a gelatinous and not very flavorful meat. Its meat can be turned into coconut milk if put through a juicer. Origin: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic Availability: Year- Round  
  • Breadfruit

    $3.99 each
    Breadfruit is a popular variant of mulberry enjoyed across the world. It is rich in starch and before being eaten they are roasted, baked, fried or boiled. When cooked the taste is described as potato-like, or similar to fresh-baked bread. Origin: Dominican Republic Availability: Year-Round
  • Passion Fruit is an egg-shaped tropical fruit. It has a brittle, wrinkled dark purple skin surrounding flesh-covered seeds. The seeds are edible, so you can eat the pulp straight from the shell. Origin: U.S. Availability: May – January  
  • Guava Pink

    $4.99 each
    Guava is native to the Caribbean. Its skin is thin, light yellow and blushed with pink. A ripe guava softens when you touch it. They emit a strong and sweet fragrance. It is a nutrient dense fruit with a long history of medicinal uses. Origin: U.S. Availability: Year-Round
  • Origin: Ecuador, Vietnam, U.S. Availability: Year Round  
  • Rambutan

    $2.99 /bag
    9 0z Rambutan is brownish seed is about two to three cm in size and is basally scarred. It is soft and crunchy. Although the raw seeds are poisonous, they may be eaten after cooking. Origin: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Availability: May – February
  • Coconut Green

    $2.99 each
    Green Coconut is the large, green seed of a coconut palm. This type produces more water. They're typically harvested for their high water content. It has a sweet, very clean, and refreshing taste. So after you drink it, you can scrape out the white tender meat Origin: Costa Rica, U.S. Availability: Year-Round