Sweet and Fresh Passion Fruits
FrutPlanet is a reliable passion fruit supplier, and exporter of fruits, vegetables, spices, beverages and more. Passion fruits are amongst what we take pride in exporting.
Besides fruits and vegetables, we also export fresh flowers worldwide, especially to the United States, Europe, the United Arabs Emirates and more. Engage us by requesting a quote today.
Shapes, Colours, and Sizes
Passion fruits are a berry, mostly round or oval. The colours, when they are ripe, change depending on the varieties.
At FrutPlanet, we are keen to select fully ripe fruits with the correct colour, size, and shape depending on the variety of the passion fruit. Additionally, we evaluate each passion fruit variety to fit your specific requirements on the fruits’ sizes, colours, and shapes.
Varieties of Passion Fruit
There are several varieties, but the most common are purple, yellow, and sweet passion fruits.
Yellow Passion Fruit: Yellow passion is slightly larger than purple passion. It weighs 60-65 grams with a diameter of 5-10cm. They are round or oval in shape and golden yellow when ripe. The outer peel is light and airy.
Purple Passion Fruit: This passion variety weighs 35-50grams with a diameter of about 5cm. It has a purple-waxy, smooth rind with numerous light dots on the surface. Purple passion has a juicy, orange, seedy edible Centre, which is highly aromatic. It’s green when unripe and turns to deep purple when it ripens.
Sweet Passion Fruit: It has a hard shell orange-yellow in colour. Sweet passion fruit is seedy and has a white aromatic scent pulp. Unlike the other passion varieties, it’s blue when unripe and turns orange-brown when ripe.
Passion fruit is tasty and full of flavour and has various health benefits. It is a perfect fruit for those looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Weight Loss: Passion fruit is a low-fat, low-cholesterol fruit with a sweet taste making it a good choice for those who are watching their weight. It can also help you lose weight by making you stay full for extended periods. Phenylalanine is a type of amino acid in passion fruit that suppresses your appetite, making you feel full. This potentially reduces your risk of getting type 2 diabetes.
Strengthens Bones: This magnificent fruit contains calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium, among other nutrients. These nutrients are essential for bone health and development. Passion fruit is also rich in vitamin c, which has been proven to strengthen bones. Vitamin c also helps maintain bone mass and prevent osteoporosis by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress.
Reduces Stress: Passion fruit of one of the best fruits for stress relief and relaxation. It has a natural calming effect on your nervous system, which helps you relax and reduce stress. It contains amino acids, which help by acting on different parts of your brain, relieving feelings of depression and anxiety.
Regulates Blood Pressure: Potassium nutrients present in passion fruit aid in relaxing the blood vessels and enhancing proper blood flow. It highly helps the heart not to strain when pumping blood. As a result, your blood pressure level is regulated. Flavonoids help lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.
Regulates Blood Sugar Level: Pectin is a type of fibre in passion fruit that helps keep you feeling full for extended periods without increasing your calorie intake. High fibre ensures the sugar in the fruit is absorbed slowly into the bloodstream. The fruit also decreases insulin resistance by lowering serum cholesterol.
The major factors we consider when grading and packaging passion fruits are size, weight and variety. However, we can also factor in any other specification to ensure that we end up which your desired kin of passion fruit.
Packaging at FrutPlanet is done with great care so that the fruits and vegetables reach their destination without alteration or damage. We pack our passion fruits in strong, single-layered fibreboard cartons. They have a plastic liner with individual cells to protect and separate each fruit.
The cartons are well-ventilated, so the fruits get proper air circulation. The fibreboard cartons contain either 2 or 3.5kgs of passion fruit. They are strong and can self-lock to ease stacking without scratching or damaging the fruits.
Our Products are Organic: We at FrutPlanet reach out to farmers and encourage them to practice organic farming. Similarly, we only partner with farmers who believe in our principles. Through this, our fruits and vegetables always stand out in the market since they are grown using environmentally friendly. It’s easy to set aside products grown through organic practices from those that are genetically modified and use pesticides. The taste alone sets the two apart.
We Offer Quality Exports: Our quality control inspection team at FrutPlanet is keen to ensure all fruits meet world-class requirements and certifications. We task the team with ensuring the fruits are free from harmful organisms and pests from the moment they are harvested until they are exported to their destination. Additionally, we have third parties inspection teams that include government-accredited organisations.
We Give Back: Part of our commitment is giving back to the community that has since part of our journey since inception. That’s why we donate 10% of our annual profits to charitable organisations, offer seminars and award scholarships to high school and university students. In addition, we organise farming seminars to sensitize on best farming practices and donate seedlings to the farmers. Our operation so far has seen some students graduate and farmers earn a living.
Why Is Passion Fruit Packed With A Plastic Liner With Individual Cells Inside?
The plastic liner is crucial during packaging as it ensures that each fruit stays on its cell inside the fibreboard carton. The fruits will get squeezed together or get scratched from the carton or themselves. They also enhance free air circulation inside the carton.
What Makes Passion Fruit Unique?
Passion fruit has a lot of seeds, just like berries. It’s hard, but the inside is a soft seedy pulp. It is an excellent source of antioxidants which are very important in the body. It has numerous health benefits. You can eat the fruit with seeds and pulp, added to juices, or in shakes.
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