PASSION FRUIT – GRANADILLA

Passionfruit Granadilla only has a unique variety that is known as yellow. However, the fruit itself has a large genetic variability in their internal number of seeds, pulp quality and shell thickness characteristics; and its external characteristics there is variability in shell color which can be yellow, orange precocious and fruit shape that can be round or ovoid.images47SIX0DN

Passion Fruit - Granadilla is grown in the Andean region at elevations between 1.800 meters and 2.400 meters above sea level, where the temperature ranges from 18 ° C to 26 ° C and a rainfall of 1,200 mm. /year.

Passion fruit - Granadilla is important in the human body because:

  • Vitamin A content is contributing to the functioning of vision, skin, hair, mucous membranes, bones and immune system
  • It has lots of Vitamin C, which helps the formation of collagen, bones, teeth and red blood cells, also favoring the absorption of iron from food and resistance to infections
  • Largely contains potassium, phosphorus and magnesium consumption required for nerve impulses, muscle activity and energy metabolism

Passion fruit - Granadilla is a fruit that is coveted for its organoleptic properties of flavor and color, also by:

  • Its high nutritional value
  • Its high content of phosphorus and niacin
  • Its medicinal properties, it is a hypoallergenic and laxative fruit
  • Stabilizes nerves
  • It is natural tranquilizer or sedatives
  • It is stimulating digestive
  • Controls the acidity
  • It helps healing ulcers
  • Rich in vitamins
  • Rich in natural antioxidants
  • It helps prevent heart disease
  • It helps prevent cancer-associated risks
  • Passion fruit- Granadilla leaf is used to combat erysipelas and is also used to combat gout, common fever, hernias and yellow fever, among other uses
  • High fiber
  • It is known as the "children's fruit" because it activates the thymus of infants and helps them grow. Cough suppressant and is very useful to combat diarrhea and cramps, and serves as a treatment for worms

Passion fruit – Granadilla can be consumed in the following ways:

  • Fresh fruit
  • Salads
  • Tropical juices
  • Jams
  • Gelatines
  • Soufles
  • Sauces
  • Cocktails
  • Ice cream
  • Yogurt

    NUTRITIONAL CONTENT

CONTENT PER  100 GRS PULP UNITS
Water 86%
Proteins 2,4 gr
Carbohydrates 17,3 mgr
Dietary fiber 10,9 gr
Magnesium 29 mgr
Sodium 28 mgr
Ash 1,2 gr
Potassium 348 mgr
Vitamin B6 0,06 mgr
Vitamin C 20 mgr
Total fat 2,8 gr
Folic acid 20 mgr
Calories 0,3 gr
Fiber 20 mgr
Vitamin A 48 mgr
Ascorbic acid 7 mgr
Calcium 10 mgr
Phosphorus 64,4 mgr
Iron 0,9 mgr
Niacin 0,1 mgr
Rivoflabina 0,1 mgr