Fresh Pummelo

About the Produce

The World of Pummelo

Pummelo: A Sizable Source of Nutrition and Flavor
Pummelo, also known as Pomelo or Shaddock, is the largest citrus fruit, resembling a grapefruit but with a thicker skin. Their sweet tangy flesh ranges from pale yellow to pink and offers a refreshing citrus flavor with a hint of sweetness.

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Nutritional Value

Revealing the Nutritional Value of Pummelo

A cut of Pummelo (one-eighth of the fruit) delivers approximately 72 calories. This citrus giant is incredibly rich in Vitamin C, providing about 130% of the daily recommended intake. It also provides a good amount of fiber and smaller amounts of vitamins B and A, as well as potassium.
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Health Benefits

Health Benefits of Pummelo

Eating Pummelo can play a significant role in health improvement. Its Vitamin C content can boost immunity, enhance skin health, and promote iron absorption. It also adds dietary fiber into the diet, supporting healthy digestion and weight management.

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When To Enjoy Pummelo

Peak season for Pummelo is in the winter, from November to March, allowing a bright citrusy escape during the cold months.
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FAQs for
Pummelo’s rich pulp can be enjoyed raw or mixed in salads. The thick skin requires careful peeling but reveals a generous amount of juicy citrus inside.
Yes, Pummelo can add a distinct citrusy flavor to a variety of dishes and drinks, both sweet and savory.
It can be kept at room temperature for a couple of days but will last longer when refrigerated.
No, Pummelos typically have seeds, although they are easy to remove.
The peel of Pummelo is thick and not typically eaten, but it’s zest can be used to add flavor to dishes and drinks.

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