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Longan

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Longan

SKU: 1182

Longan, a small and sweet tropical fruit, similar to lychee, often enjoyed fresh or used in various desserts and beverages.

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KD 2.000

500g
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Description

Longan

Longan, scientifically known as Dimocarpus longan, is a tropical fruit renowned for its exquisite flavor and aromatic sweetness. Native to Southeast Asia, this small, round fruit belongs to the same family as lychee and rambutan. Encased in a thin, brownish skin, the translucent, juicy flesh of the longan is smooth and succulent, resembling a translucent grape. Its flavor is a delightful combination of floral and honey notes, making it a delectable treat. The fruit houses a single, shiny black seed at its center.?

Longans are not only a delicious snack but also boast nutritional benefits. Rich in vitamin C, potassium, and other essential nutrients, they contribute to overall well-being. Often enjoyed fresh, dried, or in various culinary creations, longans are a staple in Asian cuisine. Beyond their culinary appeal, longans have cultural significance, symbolizing good luck and prosperity in some traditions. Embracing a unique blend of taste and cultural symbolism, longans continue to captivate palates worldwide.

Leading Producer

Thailand

Top Exporter

Thailand

Seasonality

All Year

Avg. Shelf Life from Harvest

1 ? 2 weeks

Variety

Longan, a tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia, is a small, round berry with a translucent flesh resembling a lychee. Its smooth, thin brown peel reveals a succulent, sweet, and aromatic interior. With a flavor profile that combines floral and honey notes, longan is a delightful treat. Often referred to as “Dragon’s Eye” due to its appearance, this fruit is rich in essential nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, and iron. Enjoyed fresh, dried, or in culinary creations, longan adds a burst of sweetness to salads, desserts, and beverages. Known for its potential health benefits, longan is not just a tasty snack but also a wholesome addition to a well-rounded diet.


Cultural Significance

Longan, a succulent tropical fruit, not only delights the palate with its sweet and floral flavor but also holds profound cultural significance. Widely cherished in Asian communities, especially in Chinese traditions, the longan symbolizes good fortune and prosperity. Its presence in festivals, weddings, and celebrations signifies unity and familial bonds. Beyond its culinary allure, the longan serves as a cultural emblem, weaving a tapestry of tradition and auspicious symbolism in the fabric of diverse societies.

Specification

Country

Packaging

Plastic

Product Type

Normal

Storage Instructions

Store in cool, dry place

Variety

Red

Size

1 kg, 250g, 500g

Nutrition Facts

Calories

100

Carbohydrates

10 gm

Fat

1 gm

Serving Size

100 gm

Sodium

5 gm

Protein

5 gm

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