WHAT IS DRAGON FRUIT?
Dragon fruit grows on the Hylocereus cactus, also known as the Honolulu queen, whose flowers only open at night.
It is grown all over the world, especially in Southeast Asian Nations and Vietnam is also famous for exxporting this one.
The most widely available variety has white pulp with black seeds, though a less common type with red pulp and black seeds exists as well.
Another variety – referred to as yellow dragon fruit – has yellow skin and white pulp with black seeds.
Dragon fruit may look exotic, but its flavors are similar to other fruits. Its taste has been described as a slightly sweet cross between a kiwi and a pear.
Dragon fruit contains small amounts of several nutrients. Other also a decent source of iron, magnesium, and fiber.
Here are the nutrition facts for a serving of 3.5 ounces, or 100 grams (1 Trusted Source):
- Calories: 60
- Protein: 1.2 grams
- Fat: 0 grams
- Carbs: 13 grams
- Fiber: 3 grams
- Vitamin C: 3% of the RDI
- Iron: 4% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 10% of the RDI
Given the high amount of fiber and magnesium, as well as the extremely low calorie content, dragon fruit can be considered a highly nutrient-dense fruit.
|Fresh Dragon Fruits – SPECIFICATIONS:|
|Color||Red bark, White/Red Flesh, Black Seeds|
|SIZE||S: 300 – 380g |
M: 381 – 460g
L: 461 – 600g
|SEASON||In Summer (from June to September)|
|NUTRITIONAL VALUE||the nutrition facts for a serving of 3.5 ounces, or 100 grams |
|PACKAGING||250 – 450 gram: 22 – 26 pieces/10kgs carton. |
450-600 gram: 16 – 20 pieces/10kgs carton.
Customer’s special requirements for packing is also available.
|PORT OF LOADING:||Cat Lai port, Ho Chi Minh port, Vietnam|
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