Fruit about the same size and shape of an egg. Rough, dark brown skin. Intense green flesh that is clear in the centre, where small edible black seeds are concentrated.
A y C
Refrigeration between 0.5-1º C
Recommendations for use
Natural, fruit salad, pastries, salads, smoothies, and sorbets.
Optimal temperature: -0.5-0º C % Relative humidity: 90-95%
CULTIVAR ORIGIN AND VARIETIES
Its major component is water. It is moderately high in calories due to its amount of carbohydrates. Rich in minerals such as potassium, magnesium, and soluble and insoluble fibre, with a strong laxative effect. Its richness in folic acid confers the property of improving or preventing anaemia and reducing cardiovascular disease and spina bifida.