Sale NEW SEASONS PERSIMMONS 1KG Bag Katikati Grown zoom
Price: $5.00 $4.50
Ex Tax: $3.91
Product Code: FPersimmonBAG
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Persimmon is a deeply orange fruit that is firm, crispy & delicately sweet when not fully ripe & darker jelly like & amazing sweet when fully ripe

Cut persimmon from the bottom up as the calyx which is pretty tightly fixed to the fruit... you can break or the one half of the fruit & the leafy calyx part is easy to break of the other half

Cut the halves in quarters or slices or just eat the halves as is

There are no pits or seeds of any kind to make eating the whole fruit uncomfortable in any way

Persimmons can be eaten fresh or it can be cooked as a jam, marmalade, compote or also in salads. It makes a delicous sorbet & can be used in smoothies & purees

Persimmons in Latin means 'fruit of the Gods'

Persimmons are available in May & June

Locally grown non-astringent variety Fuyu

Persimmons are low in calories & fats but is rich source of dietary fibre

Persimmons kept in the fridge will go more soft more quickly than left at room temperature

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 2 persimmon - 150g raw

  Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 462/110 308/74
Protein (g) 0.8 0.6
Fat, total (g) 0.3 0.2
- saturated (g) 0.03 0.02
carbohydrate (g) 23.9 15.9
- sugars (g) 23.9 15.9
Fibre (g) 3.9 2.6
Sodium (mg) 5.0 4.0
Vitamin C (mg) 15 10
Vitamin A Equiv. (µg) 207 138
Iron (mg) 0.6 0.4

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 12th Edition, Plant & Food Research 2018

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