Bright orange persimmons are deeply fragrant and sweetly mellow, and which is a seasonal fruit that appears in Turkey during the winter months. The Ancient Greeks called the persimmon, the fruit of the Gods and in Turkish, it’s sometimes called cennet hurması, which translates to paradise fruit. With these two names and references in mind, it has been heavily debated and hypothesized that the persimmon is the fruit that Adam and Eve ate from the tree.
Features: Persimmons are red-brown or orange fruits that grow on trees like plums and look like a small, rather flat tomato. The two varieties are stringent and non-astringent, the latter being pleasingly sweet. To avoid bitterness, the paler varieties should be eaten only when very ripe, usually peeled. Persimmons are an excellent source of fiber, which helps keep the body regulated. B-complex vitamins are present to stabilize the metabolic system, along with copper and phosphorus. Persimmons are one of a few foods associated with killing breast cancer cells without harming normal breast cells, according to one new study.
Availability: November to February.
Packaging: Single row viyoll cardboard Box with different sizes as demand.