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Feijoa

Feijoa

Feijoa, also known as Pineapple guava, is a subtropical fruit that is native to South America. It is known for its oval shape and green, slightly fuzzy skin with a juicy, sweet, and tangy flesh.

Feijoa's seasonality varies depending on where it is grown, but it is typically available all year round. To know when the fruit is ripe, you can look for a fruit that is slightly soft to the touch and has a pleasant aroma. To store the fruit, it should be kept at room temperature until it is fully ripe, then can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Feijoa is a unique and exotic fruit that is known for its sweet and tangy flavour, and its flesh that has a soft and granular texture. It is commonly eaten fresh as a snack or added to fruit salads, smoothies and other drinks. Feijoa is also used in cooking, and its sweet flavour complements a variety of sweet and savoury dishes, including baked goods, jams and sauces. Its flesh can be scooped out and used as a substitute for other tropical fruits such as guava or papaya. Feijoa is a nutritious and versatile fruit that adds a delicious and exotic touch to a variety of dishes and beverages.

Feijoa is a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and antioxidants. It also contains potassium, magnesium, and dietary fibre. Eating Feijoa may also help with digestion, boost the immune system, and improve heart health. Additionally, Feijoa contains high levels of antioxidants, which may help to prevent cancer and other chronic diseases. Feijoa is also low in calories, making it a great snack for weight management and overall health.