also known as the "Pearl of the Indian ocean ". Therefore we are invited to see the freshness of our Organic Fruits and know how these organic products are cultivated and their nature.
Pineapple, Ananas comosus, belongs to the Bromeliaceae family, from which one of its most important health-promoting compounds, the enzyme bromelain, was named. The Spanish name for pineapple, pina, and the root of its English name, reflects the fruit's visual similarity to the pinecone.
Pineapples are actually not just one fruit but a composite of
many flowers whose individual fruitlets fuse together around a central
core. Each fruitlet can be identified by an "eye," the rough spiny
marking on the pineapple's surface. Read More..
Papayas are fruits that remind us of the tropics, the regions of the world in which they are grown. Once considered an exotic fruit, papayas' rise in popularity has made them much more available.
spherical or pear-shaped fruits that can be as long
as 20 inches. The ones commonly found in the market usually average
about 7 inches and weigh about one pound. Their flesh is a rich orange
color with either yellow or pink hues. Papaya has a wonderfully soft,
butter-like consistency and a
deliciously sweet, musky taste. Inside the inner cavity of the fruit are
black, round seeds encased in a gelatinous-like substance. Read More..
Bananas abound in hundreds of edible varieties that fall under two distinct species: the sweet banana (Musa sapienta, Musa nana) and the plantain banana (Musa paradisiacal). Sweet bananas vary in size and color.
tree is a widely cultivated and popular food item in tropical regions of
Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand,
Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Read More..
Coconut is one of the major plantation crops in Sri Lanka which accounts for approximately 12% of all agricultural produce in Sri Lanka. Total land area under cultivation is 395,000 hectares and about 2,500 million nuts are produced per year.
The coconut palm, Cocos nucifera, is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family). It is the only accepted species in the genusCocos. The term coconut can refer to the entire coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which, botanically, is a drupe, not a nut. The spelling cocoanut is an archaic form of the word. Read More..
Known as the Spice Island, Sri Lanka was historically attractive to the Western nations for its spice riches. Sri Lanka is famous for a range of sought-after spices including cinnamon, pepper, cloves, cardamoms, nutmeg, mace and vanilla. These grow in abundance all over the island in fertile and diverse soil types and varying temperature conditions.
56% of Sri Lankan agricultural exports consist of spices, allied products
and essential oils. These varieties of condiments are used to season,
flavour and aromatise various forms of cuisines across the world. Read More..
Cashew nuts are actually seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the
coastal areas of northeastern Brazil. The
seed we know as the kidney-shaped cashew "nut" is delicate in flavor and
firm, but slightly spongy, in texture. You have probably noticed that cashews in the shell are not
available in stores. This is because these nuts are always sold
pre-shelled since the interior of their shells contains a caustic resin,
known as cashew balm, which must be carefully removed before they are
fit for consumption. This caustic resin is actually used in industry to
make varnishes and insecticides. Cashews, known scientifically as "Anacardium occidentale" , belong to the same family as the mango and pistachio nut. Read More..