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Eating pomelo: Lunar New Year tables decorated with giant citrus

A Northern Territory tropical fruit farmer says demand has been strong for pomelos during the Lunar New Year. The giant, soccer ball-sized fruit, which is also known as citrus maxima, is predominantly found in South-East Asia, but is grown by several farmers near Darwin. Pomelo is used as a decorative food during the Lunar New […]

New study suggests dragon fruit may have anti-diabetic properties

Recent studies in individuals with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes suggest that dragon fruit may also have anti-diabetic properties, aiding in the reduction of blood sugar. About 22% of the Canadian population has prediabetes (higher than normal blood sugar). Prediabetes is an indication that you may develop diabetes, especially if you don’t change your eating habits and lifestyle. […]

Fresh Vietnamese dragon fruit available in Australia

The fruits were in early September 25 brought to a fruit wholesale market in Sydney before being sold at shops and markets. One day ago, the first grown-in-Viet Nam fresh dragon fruits were sold  in  Melbourne city. They were exported to Australia by the Hoang Phat one-member Ltd Co in the southern province of Long An. After nine years […]