Mango (Mangifera indica L.), called also the king of fruits, is known for its fantastic taste and aroma as well as high nutritional value. It contains high concentration of vitamin C and folate, in addition to other vitamins and minerals. Mango provides a great variety of cultivars and food products, including drinks, juices, concentrates, jams, ice creams, etc.
Papaya (Carica papaya L.) is one of the most cultivated fruit plants in the world, especially in the tropical and subtropical areas. Papaya is rich in vitamins, minerals and bioactive compounds that are beneficial for our health. Ripe fruits can be consumed fresh or processed into drinks, jams, candies, dried and crystallised fruit. The black seeds are also edible and have a sharp, spicy taste.
Passion fruit, also known as the king of fruits, maracujá or love fruit, became popular due to its health benefits and balanced nutrition. More than 110 phytochemical substances have already been identified in its pulp, leaves, peels and seeds. The fruit is mostly eaten raw or processed into juice, which is often added to other fruit juices to enhance the aroma. The leaves have very pleasant taste and are used to prepare a delicious stress relief tea.
Exquisite taste has made pineapple the third most eaten fruit in the world, right after bananas and citrus fruits. It is also full of nutrients, antioxidants and even enzymes that can reduce soreness and sickness. It is an extremely rich source of vitamin C and manganese, covering most of the daily recommendations, as well as a source of bromelain, an enzyme extract used in cosmetic, topical medication and as meat tenderiser.