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Country of Origin: South America
Class / Cat: 1 (Premium Quality)
Average Weight: approx 80grams each

Introduction

Feijoa (Acca sellowiana), also known as the pineapple guava, is a species of flowering plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. It is native to South America, specifically in the areas of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Colombia. It is a warm-temperate to subtropical plant but it can also grow in the tropics. The fruit is green when ripe and is nicknamed the pineapple guava thanks to its unique combined tones of both pineapple and white guava.

History

The fruit is native in South America but it was introduced in Europe in late 19th century and in California in early 20th century. Later it was also introduced in Australia and in New Zealand.

Regions

Apart from South America, feijoa is cultured in Australia, New Zealand, Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia, and Georgia.  

Flavours & Texture

The fruit has a sweet and aromatic flavour, which tastes like pineapple and guava with a subtle apple after taste. Its flesh is juicy and is divided into a clear, gelatinous seed pulp and a firmer, slightly granular, opaque flesh nearer the skin. Its texture is gritty and it resembles the texture of guava. Like many fruits, they can vary in size depending on the specie and growing conditions and can weigh from 70-180grams 

Preparation

In order to eat a feijoa cut it in half and scoop out the inside creamy white flesh.  You can eat it raw, make a jam, and use it in deserts or even in smoothies. 

Nutritional Value

Feijoa is very low in calories but high in fibre and vitamin C.

Calories per 100 g

44 kcal

Fat

0.4 g

Carbohydrate

8.0 g

Fiber

3.0 g

Protein

0.6 g

Sodium

3 mg

Vitamin C

64% RDI

SHIPPING


Choose your desired delivery date at the checkout, available delivery dates will be displayed at checkout stage. All orders are dispatched via DHL on a 24hr Next Working Day service. If no date is selected your order will be dispatched at the next available date.

We offer Free Next Working Day Delivery on all orders over £75 including our selection boxes.

Our shipping rates are as follows:-
England - £6.95
Scotland - £9.95
Northern Ireland - £9.95

Customers are responsible for being present at the shipping address provided on the date selected at checkout. Exotic Fruits are not responsible for any missed or attempted deliveries that must be rearranged by the customer.

All orders are packed in cardboard boxes with a biodegradable packing pellets to protect the fruit during transit, unfortunately we do not offer a gift wrapping or send the fruit in a gift basket as this may cause toe bruise during transit..

RETURNS

Let's start by stating the obvious. ​Since our produce is perishable we cannot accept returns.​

​That said, we want every customer to be happy so we do offer vouchers, refunds and replacements at our sole discretion if your fruit has arrived inedible. If you would like to report an item which has become damaged or perished during transit, please:-

  • Take a photo of the inedible product
  • Put the product into your refrigerator
  • Send the photos to info@exoticfruits.co.uk, please include your order number in the subject
  • All requests must contact us within 24 hours of order receipt

We are not responsible for products that spoil if there is not someone to receive your delivery on the date that you request it, full tracking is provided and can be requested anytime after dispatch.

You can cancel your order anytime before dispatch, please contact 020 3633 8893 or info@exoticfruits.co.uk to cancel your order.

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