Passionfruit - Banana / Curuba

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Banana passionfruit is a group of more than 60 different Passiflora species which originated from South America. The most common banana passionfruit looks like a banana as it is yellow and it has an elongated shape.


The plant is native to the Andes in South America, including parts of the Andes belonging to Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela, and Peru. The fruit was introduced in New Zealand back in 1850s and in the USA in 1920s. 


The fruit originated from South America and was introduced in many parts of the world. Nowadays they are found in most tropical regions of the world, including in the Mediterranean, Africa, Australia and India.

Flavours & Texture

Banana passionfruit is fragrant, with the aroma of oranges. Its pulp is sharp and tart with hints of banana. The seeds although, edible are somewhat bitter. The skin, similarly to banana, is thick and leathery and should not be eaten.


Banana passionfruit is best eaten out of hand. Slice the fruit lengthwise, and scoop the juicy pulp out of the skin with a spoon. The seeds of the fruit are edible. It can be used in fruit salads, smoothies, juices, jams and even in deserts such as cakes and pies.

Nutritional Value

Banana passionfruit are a good source of fibre, vitamins A and C, and antioxidants.

Calories per 100 g

26 kcal


0.19 g


6.25 g


2.99 g


0.58 g


9 mg

Vitamin C

9% of the RDI

Vitamin A

2% of the RDI


93 mg


5 mg


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..


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, 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 to cancel your order.

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