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NZ PERSIMMON TRAY - 12/14 COUNT (AUS WIDE)

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NZ PERSIMMON TRAY - 12/14 COUNT (AUS WIDE)

38.00
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NZ PRSIMMONS

VARIETY: FUYU

PRODUCE OF NZ

DISTRIBUTOR: PRODUCE ART PTY LTD

GRADE: PREMIUM

GRAMS/SIZE:

4KG NET PER TRAY, 12 - 14 BIG PERSIMMONS PER BOX.

In New Zealand the most commercially grown persimmons are of the Fuyu variety – a non-astringent variety which means that it can be eaten while it is still crisp.

AVAILABILITY:

MAY - JULY.
Persimmon fruit matures late in Autumn (April through May in New Zealand), with the export season running through to late July.

USAGE:

Fresh, Juice, Drinks, fruit salad, and more.

STORAGE:

In the home, persimmons are unlike many fruit, as they keep longer if they are at room temperature. Room temperature is in the range of 15°C to 25°C.Persimmons kept in a fridge will go soft more quickly than if left at room temperature.

However when persimmons are exported by sea the tray of fruit is packed in modified atmosphere bags and needs to be stored at 0°C while still in the sealed bags.

ORIGIN:

The most widely cultivated for fruit, is the Oriental or Japanese persimmon, Diospyros kaki. Diospyros kaki is native to Japan, China, Korea, Burma and Nepal. It is a deciduous tree with with broad, stiff leaves. Cultivation of the fruit extended first to other parts of east Asia, India and Nepal and was later introduced to California and southern Europe in the 1800s and then to other counties including New Zealand.

FACTS & BENEFITS:

The 100gm of persimmon contains the following

Iron - 4mg

B-carotene equiv - 1070ug

riboflavin - 06mg

niacin - 4mg

Vitamin B6 - 02mg

Vitamin B - 12 ug

Folate - 8ug

Vitamin C - 10mg

Vitamin A equiv - 178mg

(mg = milligrams, ug = micrograms)

High in vitamin C, persimmons have been recommended for a wide range of reasons, from hypertension to hangovers.

TASTE:

The ripe fruit has a high glucose content and is sweet in taste. Persimmons are like a tomato, in that while they are not typically considered to be berries, in strict botanical morphology, the fruit is in fact a berry.


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NZ PRSIMMONS

VARIETY: FUYU

PRODUCE OF NZ

DISTRIBUTOR: PRODUCE ART PTY LTD

GRADE: PREMIUM

GRAMS/SIZE:

4KG NET PER TRAY, 12 - 14 BIG PERSIMMONS PER BOX.

In New Zealand the most commercially grown persimmons are of the Fuyu variety – a non-astringent variety which means that it can be eaten while it is still crisp.

AVAILABILITY:

MAY - JULY.
Persimmon fruit matures late in Autumn (April through May in New Zealand), with the export season running through to late July.

USAGE:

Fresh, Juice, Drinks, fruit salad, and more.

STORAGE:

In the home, persimmons are unlike many fruit, as they keep longer if they are at room temperature. Room temperature is in the range of 15°C to 25°C.Persimmons kept in a fridge will go soft more quickly than if left at room temperature.

However when persimmons are exported by sea the tray of fruit is packed in modified atmosphere bags and needs to be stored at 0°C while still in the sealed bags.

ORIGIN:

The most widely cultivated for fruit, is the Oriental or Japanese persimmon, Diospyros kaki. Diospyros kaki is native to Japan, China, Korea, Burma and Nepal. It is a deciduous tree with with broad, stiff leaves. Cultivation of the fruit extended first to other parts of east Asia, India and Nepal and was later introduced to California and southern Europe in the 1800s and then to other counties including New Zealand.

FACTS & BENEFITS:

The 100gm of persimmon contains the following

Iron - 4mg

B-carotene equiv - 1070ug

riboflavin - 06mg

niacin - 4mg

Vitamin B6 - 02mg

Vitamin B - 12 ug

Folate - 8ug

Vitamin C - 10mg

Vitamin A equiv - 178mg

(mg = milligrams, ug = micrograms)

High in vitamin C, persimmons have been recommended for a wide range of reasons, from hypertension to hangovers.

TASTE:

The ripe fruit has a high glucose content and is sweet in taste. Persimmons are like a tomato, in that while they are not typically considered to be berries, in strict botanical morphology, the fruit is in fact a berry.


PREMIUM PRSIMMONS FROM NZ

4KG NET PER TRAY

FUYU VARIETY