Passiflora Edulis - Passion Fruit Berry of Manabí Province

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What we look for in Sustainable Passion Fruit

Variety/Type Descriptions

Passiflora Edulis – also known as passion fruit is a pepo, a type of berry, round to oval. The outside color of the berry ranges from dark-purple with fine white specks to light yellow either yellow or dark purple at maturity, with a soft to firm, juicy interior filled with numerous seeds. The fruit is 4-7.5 cm in diameter; purple fruits are smaller, weighing around 35 grams, while yellow fruits are closer to 80 grams. The smooth, leathery rind is 9–13 mm thick, including a thick layer of pith. Within the berry, there are typically 250 black seeds, each 2.4 mm in length. Each seed is surrounded by a membranous sac filled with pulpy juice. The flavor of the juice is slightly acidic and musky.

Product Availability


*PRODUCT FOR CEIBA ONE CONTAINER PER MONTH ALL YEAR

all-year-availability

Origin of Product

Santa Elena, Manabi, Guayas and Los Rios provinces

Shipping Port

Guayaquil/Manta

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Common Packaging:

Boxes X 20 kg.Grades:Premium SelectedStoring and HandlingTemperature/humidity recommendations:


Tº. 45-50 °F /7-10 °C85-95% relative humidity