15 Incredible Fruits That You Didn’t Even Know Existed

6Black Sapote

This fruit is also known as the ‘chocolate pudding fruit’. It is called this because it has a distinctive taste of chocolate pudding when the fruit is ripe. It looks like a tomato and is 5-10 centimeters in diameter. It is found in the Phillippines and is known to contain four times more vitamin C than an orange. When the fruit is unripe it is used as a poison for fish.

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7Snake Fruit

The reason why this is called the snake fruit is that it has reddish-brown scaly skin like a snake and is prickly like a cactus. When this fruit is peeled it looks like peeled garlic. Many have compared the texture to be like an apple and it can be either crumbly and dry or in some cases crunchy and moist.

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8Rambutan

This fruit is mostly found in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. These fruits are oval in shape and are covered with fleshy spines. People who have eaten the fruit say it tastes like grapes and is soft with a whitish or pinkish hue. The seeds are also edible when cooked or can be eaten raw. This fruit only ripens while on the tree.

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9Granadilla

This fruit is well known for being very aromatic and is found on the Andes Mountains. The fruit has an orangish color and is 5-7 centimeters in diameter. It has been described as being aromatic and sweet and in many places is known as ‘sugar fruit’. It is rich in vitamins A, C, and K as well as calcium, phosphorus, and iron. It is imported to counties like Canada, Belgium, and the United States.

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10Mangosteen

This fruit is usually used to be found in Southwest India, Southeast Asia, and is now also found in Colombia, Florida, and Puerto Rico. It has been described to have white juicy flesh and it has a sweet and tangy taste. It is known for being fragrant and is 4-6 centimeters in diameter. The peels of this fruit are used as natural dyes in Indonesia.

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