EXOTIC YUCATAN FRUITS

Mexico is home of many endemic fruits, vegetables and spices… we have contributed to the world with many ingredients like the cacao, the corn, the peppers and so many others. The Yucatan Peninsula, where Cancun and La Riviera Maya lies, have many endemic and exotic fruits. These are some fruits that you may find while visiting Cancun or La Riviera Maya, some of them are not endemic of the region, but due to the weather characteristics now they are grown here:

1.- Guanabana – Soursop

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2.- Tejocote

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3.- Chicozapote

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4.- Huaya

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5.- Pitaya – Dragon Fruit

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6.- Grosella – Currant

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7.- Yucatan Plum

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8.- Caimito

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9.- Mamey – Mamme apple

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10.- Sea grapes

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11.- Black Zapote

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12.- Nance

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13.- Maracuya – Passion Fruit

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14.- Noni

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15.- Cocoyol

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Thanks for reading!

Barbara Escaler

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