Persimmon fruit is a golden yellow, round or oval, flavorful, smooth textured delicacy. Its sweet, delicious flesh is packed with much health promoting nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants vital for optimum health.
Sapodilla also known as chikoo is another popular tropical fruit. It composes of soft, easily digestible pulp made of simple sugars like fructose and sucrose. The fruit has brown, sandy, kiwifruit-like outer surface but without the fuzziness. Unripe fruits possess white, hard, inedible pulp that secretes sticky latex containing toxic substance saponin. This milky latex gradually disappears, and its white flesh turns brown as the fruit ripe. Once ripen, it becomes soft, acquires a sweet taste and smooth or grainy texture with slight musky flavor.
Mandarin, also know is Kinnow is cultivated extensively in the wider Punjab region of Pakistan. he rind is very smooth, but easy to peel and the segments are tender and juicy with very high levels of sweetness giving a strong flavour.
Apricots are those beautifully orange colored fruits full of beta-carotene and fiber that are one of the first signs of summer. The flesh is usually firm and not very juicy. Its taste can range from sweet to tart. The single seed is enclosed in a hard, stony shell, often called a “stone”, with a grainy, smooth texture except for three ridges running down one side.
Lime is a hybrid citrus fruit, which is typically round, lime green, 3–6 centimetres (1.2–2.4 in) in diameter and contains acidic juice vessels. The health benefits of lime include weight loss, skin care, eye care, improved digestion, respiratory disorders, urinary disorders and relief from constipation.