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.

  • Banana Green

    $0.49 each
    1 Unit Banana Green are most often eaten raw on their own, except for plantains. 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. Origin: Costa Rica, Guatemala 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
  • 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  
  • Persian Limes

    $0.39 each
    Persian limes are good for Digestion, Boost immune system, Healthy skin, Help prevent formation of kidney stones, Heart health. It can be used interchangeably for the same purposes as Key limes and lemons and is often used as a substitute for vinegar. Origin: Colombia, Mexico 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
  • Passion Fruit Purple

    $2.69 each
    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  
  • 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
  • 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
  • Origin: Ecuador, Vietnam, U.S. 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
  • Starfruit

    $1.29 each
    Star Fruits is juicy and crunchy and its eaten whole even with skin and seeds; it is also used as garnish in salads and drinks. Origin: U.S. Availability: May – February