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Rambutan

Nutrition Facts 

Serving size  1 fruit (9 g)
Amount per serving
Calories    7
Calories from Fat    0
Total Fat    0 g
Cholesterol    0 mg
Sodium    1 mg
Total Carbs    2 g
Dietary Fiber    0.1 g
Sugars
Protein    0.1 g
Vitamin A   0%
Vitamin C      1%
Calcium    0%
Iron   0%

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Product Description

Rambutan fruit is typically red though some are yellow or orange. ‘Rambut’ is a Malay word that means ‘hairs’, hence it gets its name because of the thorn like appearance of its fruits. Its 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