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
  • 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
  • Breadfruit

    $5.89 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
  • 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
  • 1 unit Plantain Maqueño is a special variety of plantain that is softer than the regular “barraganete” and “curare” variety. It also cooks tender and remains soft and fresh through time. Origin: Ecuador, Nicaragua. Availability: Year-Round
  • Green Mango

    $1.99 each
    Keitt or Green mangoes are one of the most juicy, thin-seeded, and largest type available. They turn from orange-green to bright green when ripe and have a golden-orange flesh. Origin: Nicaragua Availability: February – July
  • 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
  • Papaya Solo

    $1.89 each
    The Papaya solo is a melon like fruit with a thin skin ranging from green to orange enclosing a yellow-orange flesh. Papayas are a good source of vitamin A and C. The Papaya Solo enzyme is called Papain and it is used to break down tough meat fibers. Origin: Brazil Availability: Year-Round
  • 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
  • Golden Berries Golden Berries

    Golden Berries

    $2.59 /Clamshell
    6 oz Goldenberries, more commonly known as Rasbhari in India, is a small orange berry fruit. The healing properties that are attributed to Goldenberries, validate the therapeutic use it is given. In some countries, infusion with the leaves and the juice of the fruit is used for treating asthma, cancer, malaria, rheumatism, or skin diseases such as dermatitis. Origin: Colombia Availability: Year Round
  • Origin: Ecuador, Vietnam, U.S. Availability: Year Round