We understand that when traveling to Vietnam, one of the things that tourists look forward to is trying out the local fruits. Vietnam has a tropical climate that is perfect for growing various kinds of fruits, some of which are unique to the country. In this article, we will share with you some of the Vietnam fruits that you should try when you visit.
Dragon fruit is a type of cactus fruit that is native to Central America but is now widely cultivated in Southeast Asia, including Vietnam. It has a pinkish-red or yellow outer skin with green scales, and its flesh is white with small black seeds. The fruit is low in calories, high in fiber, and packed with vitamin C, making it a great snack or addition to your breakfast smoothie.
Mangoes are a tropical fruit that is loved for their sweet, juicy flesh. They are commonly grown in Vietnam, and you can find them in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some of the popular varieties in Vietnam include the Cat Mango, the Green Mango, and the Yellow Mango. Mangoes are rich in vitamins A and C and are a great source of antioxidants.
The custard apple, also known as the sugar apple, is a sweet fruit that is native to the Americas but is now grown in many tropical regions, including Vietnam. It has a green, scaly outer skin and a soft, creamy flesh that is full of black seeds. The fruit is rich in vitamin C and fiber, and it has been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments.
Star fruit, also known as carambola, is a fruit that has a unique shape and taste. It is native to Southeast Asia, and it is now widely cultivated in Vietnam. The fruit has a yellowish-green outer skin with five points, and its flesh is crunchy and juicy. Starfruit is a good source of vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants, and it is said to have various health benefits.
Rambutan is a hairy fruit that is native to Southeast Asia, and it is widely grown in Vietnam. It has a red, spiky outer skin that is easy to peel, and its flesh is white and sweet with a large seed in the middle. Rambutan is rich in vitamin C and iron, and it is said to have various medicinal properties.
Vietnam is a treasure trove of tropical fruits that you must try when you visit. The above fruits are just a few of the many delicious and nutritious options that you can enjoy. So, make sure to add them to your list of things to try when you travel to Vietnam.
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