Top 10 Rarest and Sweetiest Fruits in the World

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There are many nutrients rich fruits in the world that are completely unknown to us.

These fruits very rare because of they are unique to some specific places, the climate conditions, type of soil, pollinators…etc.

Here are the top 10 rarest and tastiest fruits in the world.

10. Cupuacu

Cupuacu mainly found in the wild Amazon rainforest. The fruit is also cultivated in some parts of of Peru.

It is completely like a wild fruit, grows 8 inches in length and has an average weight of 2 kg. The fruit has thick shell and soft tastiest pulp inside.

In fact cupuacu is from family of chocolate. The fruit also tastes almost same that of chocolate.

9. Cherimoya

Cherimoya fruit is a native to Andes, mountain range between Argentina and Chile.

The pulpy cherimoya is sweet and very fragrant. The greenish fruit has irregular oval shape and weighs up to 500 grams.

The pulp of this fruit is mainly used in ice creams tops and salads.

8. Mangosteen

The mangosteen fruit is very rare in Western markets. It is native to Indonesia also found around few South Asian countries.

The purple colored mangosteen contains fruity part inside a small shell. The edible part of mangosteen has a small triangular shape.

Mangosteen juice found as a main drink in South Asian countries in summer season.

7. Miracle Fruit

The small red colored miracle fruit is native to the tropical forests of West Africa.

The miraculin within the fruit makes every food taste sweet. The single seeded exotic is fruit also called as miracle berry, sweet berry and miraculous berry.

6. Durian

The seasonal durian fruit is known as ‘king of fruits’ across South Asian countries.

The presence of different combinations of chemical make the fruit smell awful. Many countries like Singapore, Thailand, China and Japan banned the durian fruit in public because of it’s powerful scent.

At the same time the fruit part of durian tastes delicate and creamy. The drinks made of this fruit is completely free from cholesterol and other fatty acids.

It also offers instant refreshment as it contains simple sugars. The fruit is also used for the preparation of ice creams, sweets and shakes.

5. African Horned Cucumber

African horned cucumber is one of the oldest fruits in the world. The fruit was originated 3000 years ago in Africa.

The jelly melon fruit has an oblong shape and length between 5-10 cm. It tastes like a cross between a cucumber and lemon.

4. Jabuticaba

Jabuticaba is a rare purple colored fruit native to Southeastern Brazil.

Unlike other fruits jabuticaba bear in trunk of a tree. It looks like grapes but has tougher outer skin.

The whitish pulp of the fruit is very fragrant and sweet. The fruit is mainly used in baked products, jams and wines.

3. Physalis

Physalis is an exotic fruit native to South America. The fruit is related to tomato family and has a transparent leaf like husk itself is the main attraction of this fruit.

Unlike tomato physalis fruit is small in size. The fruit also has the same acidity as that of a tomato.

Physalis also becomes one of sweet fruits with many medicinal properties.

2. Rambutan

Rambutan fruit grows across South East Asia.

This exotic oval shapes fruit has a pinky hair exterior. It is named after Malaysian word ‘rambut’ means hairs.

The sweet and sour white colored fleshy part lies inside the fruit. Rambutan has the same taste as that of grapes.

The carbohydrate and protein content of the fruit make instant refreshment.

1. Ackee

Ackee is a rare and strange looking fruit native to tropical regions of Western Africa.

It is also the national fruit of Jamaica. The fruit’s brain like shape make it an attractive fruit. 

In African countries ackee is used to eat along with vegetable dishes, also eat in raw form. 

It is completely out of cholesterols and other unwanted fatty acids. But it’s seed contains poisonous hypoflycin.

That is why U.S food and drug administration banned importation of ackee fruits to the country.

(source: themysteriousworld)

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