MANGOSTEENS

THE QUEEN OF THAI FRUITS. VERY NICE TASTE AND VERY SWEET INDEED.

 

Description

 

  MANGOSTEENS ARE A SENSATIONAL FAVOURITE THAI FRUIT,  THE TREE IS NATIVE PLANT OF SOUTHEAST ASIA. THE TASTE COMBINES  TROPICAL FRUIT WITH A SLIGHTLY SWEET AND SOUR TASTE. SOME OF THE SEGMENTS DO HAVE SEEDS WHICH SHOULD NOT BE CONSUMED. THE MANGOSTEENS ARE A REAL TREAT AND HAVE MANY CONNOISSEUR’S LOOKING OUT FOR THEM.

MANGOSTEENS ARE EASY TO EAT, A SLIGHT CUT IN THE SKIN ALLOWS TO OPEN THE FRUIT IN SIMPLY SEPARATING THEM IN TOP AND BOTTOM. THEN THE WHITE FRUIT SEGMENT ARE EASY TO REMOVE AND READY TO CONSUME.

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY: THEY ARE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR IN SMALL QUANTITIES: MAIN SEASON IS FOR EXAMPLE IN THE CHANTABURI PROVINCE: MARCH TO MAY, OTHER PROVINCES FOLLOW THEREAFTER THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: GARCINA MANGOSTANA