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13 fruits you might not know exist

The more you travel, the more you realize that you don't know as many things as you thought! To us, one of the things we most look forward to when we travel is the food! This means trying out flavorful dishes, but also experimenting with all sort of exotic fruits we never even knew existed. In this article we will be looking at 20 fruits you might not know existed.

1) Jackfruit

Jackfruit is native to Southeast Asia. It's the largest tree borne fruit in the world, and can sometimes weight up to 80 pounds (35 kg).

2) Durian

The durian fruit can grow up to 12 inches long, and 6 inches in diameter, and typically weight 2 to 7 pounds, with a color of husk green to brown, and it's flesh pale, yellow to red, depending on the species.

3) Ackee

Ackee is a fruit, but it's cooked, and used as vegetable.

4) Miracle fruit

The miracle fruit is a plant whose berries, when eaten with sour foods like lemons, and limes, makes these foods taste sweet.

5) Physalis

Physalis are herbaceous plants similar to the common tomato.

6) Jabuticaba

The Brazilian grape tree makes jubuticaba berries, which grow all over the tree's trunk.

7) Lulo

From the outside, this fruit looks like an orange, but on the inside, it's like a green orange tomato.

8) Star apple

It has many other common names, pomme de lait, estrella, and milk fruit, ans it grows from 2 to 3 inches in diameter.

9) The longan

The longan is common in china, and belongs to the same family as lychee.

10) Rambutan

Rambutan is related to other edible tropical fruits including lychee, and longan.

11) Purple mangosteen

From the outside, the purple mangosteen looks like a giant blueberry, but with a fluid filled inner flesh common to citrus fruits.

12) Lucuma

It is popular in Peru, Ecuador, Chile, and Costa Rica, it is dry when eaten raw.

13) Sugar apple

The sugar apple fruit, also known as custard apple, is spherical through conical, with a thick rind composed of knobby segments.


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