Passiflora Edulis - Passion Fruit Berry of Manabí Province
What we look for in Sustainable Passion Fruit
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 FOR CEIBA ONE CONTAINER PER MONTH ALL YEAR
Origin of Product
Santa Elena, Manabi, Guayas and Los Rios provinces
Tº. 45-50 °F /7-10 °C85-95% relative humidity