Vietnam is known as the tropical fruit paradise loved by many people around the world. Let’s take a look at our most interesting fruits.
Mangosteen is considered as one of the most delicious fruits in Vietnam and the world.
Mangosteen season in Vietnam lasts around May to August. It takes 8-15 years for a mangosteen tree to bear fruits, of which why its fruits are deemed special.
Ripe mangosteen has a thick outer shell, dark purple red color. Enclosed within its deep purple shells are elegantly-arranged white, soft and freshly-scented segments of its flesh.
It is eaten by first gently breaking through the skin around the middle and then pull or lightly twist the shells apart to open. They taste delicately sweet and slightly acidic with an after-taste similar to grapes or strawberries.
Ripe Rambutan has a dark red skin with small green “hairs”, is a fruit of the tropical fruit group, Sapindaceae family and is quite popular in Vietnam. The main season of rambutan is summer (from June to September).
Their vibrant and hairy exterior hides white translucent flesh with a mild sweet and sour flavour, similar to a grape. This fruit provides a large amount of nutrients from nature including calcium, phosphorus, iron, copper, potassium, magnesium, manganese, vitamins B3, A, C as well as vitamin B9 . It is these minerals and vitamins that work to support strong bones, enhance weight loss
Dragon fruit is a tropical fruit that has become more and more popular . People love this fruit for its unique look and taste, and there is evidence that the health benefits it offers.
Its appearance is intriguing: the envelope is often candy pink (sometimes yellow depending on the variety), and it hides in its heart, a sweet flesh dotted with tiny black seeds. Its flavor is described as having a mild sweetness between kiwi and pear.
Dragon fruit remains a source of pride for the Vietnamese, you’ll understand, it’s better to taste it in Vietnam…
Durian is a special fruit and is the king of fruits. This is a very nutritious fruit that is rich in fiber, B vitamins, vitamin C and various healthy plant compounds including anthocyanins, carotenoids, polyphenols and flavonoids. Many of these substances function as antioxidants.
Many people describe durian in terrible words, others are crazy about the scent of this fruit. The controversy surrounding the taste of durian between people who hate and love is never over. Due to its overpowering smell, durian has been banned on many types of public transport across Thailand, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Ah, mangos! Mangoes are also known as the king of all fruits. They are absolutely worth a try in Vietnam.
Ripe mango has attractive yellow color, sweet and sour taste, delicious aroma and is popular with many people and is considered a precious fruit. Mango contains many vitamins A, C, sugar (15.4%), organic acids…. Not only delicious, mango bring many health benefits.