Fact of the day – Oranges

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Oranges are juicy sour-sweet delicious citrus fruits. They have a brightly colored outer rind covering the soft, juicy, pulpy fruit. They belong to a group of citrus fruits called the hesperidium. Oranges are actually modified berries, containing volatile oil glands in pits. The pulpy mass is made up of carpels, that have many fluid-filled vesicles,… 

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16 Interesting facts about Cherries!

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The cherry fruit is part of the Rosaceae family which also includes almonds, peaches, apricots and plums. They are small and fleshy, red or reddish black fruits that contain a hard seed on the inside. It is believed the Romans discovered this fruit in Asia Minor around 70 BC. They then introduced these cherries to… 

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Fact of the day – Grapefruit

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Grapefruits were first found growing on the island of Jamaica, in the Caribbean. But today, the state of Florida produces about 70 percent of all the world’s grapefruits. Some scientists think the grapefruit may have been born as a cross between the orange and the pomelo, a fruit that grows in Southeast Asia. Many citrus… 

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Passion fruit!

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An egg-shaped tropical fruit that is also called a purple granadilla, the passion fruit has a brittle, wrinkled purple-brown rind enclosing flesh-covered seeds, something like a pomegranate (granadilla means “little pomegranate” in Spanish). The seeds are edible so you can eat the orange pulp straight from the shell. Passion fruit is more commonly sieved and… 

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Fact of the day – Raspberry

Raspberry, also called hindberry, is the fruit of a wide variety of species of the genus Rubus. The most commonly, widely available and grown is the red coloured raspberry fruit. Raspberries come in a variety of colours ranging from black, purple, orange, red, golden to white. Raspberry plant is believed to be a native of… 

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