Scientific name: Feijoa Sellowiana
Available/Season: All year round
Flavor: Sweet and tart, suggesting a combination of pineapple and guava.
Grown between 1000 and 3000-meter altitude
Benefits: low in calories, cholesterol-free, rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, dietary fiber, which makes it a good laxative and protects the colon.
The fruit is slightly cylindrical with the calyx segments adhering to the apex. The thin skin remains deep green.
Eaten fresh or in desserts, ice cream, smoothies and cakes.