Goji berries
Among the supporters of a healthy diet, Goji berries, which are grown in Mongolia, China, Tibet, have recently become popular. Wild varieties (common dereza) grow in our latitudes and are…

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Mame
Mame (Mame-sapote, Mamey, Mamey-sapote, Marmalade fruit, Puryria, Pouteria sapota). A native of southern Mexico, it is also grown in the tropical belt of the Americas and Southeast Asia. The fruits…

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Marula
Marula (Marula, Sclerocarya birrea) - except in Africa, in the south and west of the continent, you will not meet this tree. It is almost impossible to buy fruits outside…

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Bread tree

Bread tree (Artocarpus altilis, Breadfruit, Pana). The same name is sometimes used for Jackfruit and Papaya, so do not get confused! New Guinea is considered to be the birthplace, from where this plant spread throughout the islands of Oceania and into the countries of Southeast Asia. Very productive breadfruit is a staple food in some countries.

The fruits are very large, round-oval (up to 30 cm in diameter and weight up to 4 kg.) Covered with a rough peel, which is green in immature form, and in a ripe fruit it is yellow-brown. The wild variety of breadfruit contains many seeds in the fruit, while the cultivated variety of seeds does not.

The unripe pulp is white, fibrous, starchy, and ripe becomes soft and changes color to cream or yellow. The ripe fruit is sweetish, but in general their taste is not very attractive, rather resembles potatoes and a banana. Unripe fruits are consumed as vegetables, and when they are cooked, you can just feel the bread taste.

The breadfruit is very nutritious, they contain (in dried form) 4% protein, 14% sugars, 75-80% carbohydrates (mainly starch) and practically do not contain fats.

Santol or Cato
Santol grows in the countries of Southeast Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Philippines). The fruit of Santola has a rounded shape from 8 to 15 cm in diameter with…

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Pepino
Pepino (Melon Pear, Sweet Cucumber, Solanum muricatum) is a shrub native to South America, where it is mainly grown and also cultivated in New Zealand. Quite large rounded fruits weighing…

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Exotic fruits
Traveling abroad, especially in warm countries, a Russian tourist is faced with completely unknown fruits that have never been seen before. I also often do not even believe my eyes,…

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Rum berry
Rum berry (lat. Myrciaria floribunda, Rumberry, Guavaberry) - often found in nature in Central and South America, the Caribbean islands, is also grown in the USA (Florida and Hawaii) and…

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