Persimmons are available from May to June.
Store in the refrigerator. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Persimmons are the fruit of deciduous trees that originated in China where there are more than 200 varieties. They have been grown in New Zealand since 1873 and the fruit is exported mainly to Asia, Australia and Europe.
Serving size: 1 persimmon - 75g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||0.2|
|- saturated (g)||trace||trace|
|- sugars (g)||11.9||15.9|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||2.0||2.6|
|Vitamin C (mg)||7.5||10|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||105||140|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research