New Zealand passionfruit are available from February to July.
Store at room temperature. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Passionfruit are native to the Amazon region in Brazil. They were named by Spanish missionaries after the “Passion of Christ” who thought the plant’s flower resembled religious symbols. It was first grown commercially in New Zealand in Kerikeri in the 1920s.
Serving size: 2 passionfruit - 36g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||0.5|
|- saturated (g)||0.0||0.0|
|- sugars (g)||2.7||7.4|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||5.0||13.9|
|Vitamin C (mg)||7.2||20|
|Vitamin E (mg)||1.1||3.0|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research