Pomelo - Pink

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Pomelo (Citrus maxima or Citrus grandis), is the largest citrus fruit from the family Rutaceae and the principal ancestor of the grapefruit. Pomelo is native to Southeast Asia and in terms size, they are much larger than grapefruits and can weigh up to 2 kilos.


Pomelo is native to Asia and is cultured in many Asian countries. It is believed that it is originated from Malaysia. Later it was introduced all around the world and was planted in many different parts of the continent. It has been especially presumed to have been grown by the Chinese for thousands of years.


Pomelo is produced by many Asian countries including Japan, Thailand, China, India, Fiji, and Malaysia. Nowadays, it is also produced in the Caribbean, Florida, and California. 

Flavours & Texture

Pomelo tastes like grapefruit but they have a more delicate, floral taste than grapefruits. In general, it is not particularly sweet or tart. In terms of their texture, pomelos have edible segments that are separated by thick and hard membranes. These membranes tend to be very bitter, so they need to be avoided. 


Peel off the rind and then remove the membranes in the same way that you would an orange. You can also cut it into quarters or eighths and eat it with a spoon, just like a grapefruit. You eat it raw or you can use it in fruit salads, juice, jams or in smoothies.

Nutritional Value

Pomelo is very low in calories and it doesn’t contain any fat. They are also a good source of fiber, iron, and potassium. 


Calories per 100 g

38 kcal


0 g


9.6 g


1 g


0.8 g


1 % of the RDI


5 % of the RDI


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 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.

Pomelo - Pink
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