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Tropical Fruits

Banana (Musa)

It is thought Bananas grew in the wild in South East Asia, from India to New Guinea. Archaeological excavations...

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Melon (Cucumis Melo)

Food historians have been unable to determine the exact origin of the melon. Some say it was in Persia...

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Kiwi fruit (Actinidia deliciosa)

The story of Kiwis began in the Yang-tse river valley in China, 700 years ago where it was called...

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Mangoes (Mangifera Indica)

Mangoes whose tree interestingly belongs to the same family as the poison ivy, grows in India where more that...

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Papaya (Carica papaya)

Papayas, native to Central America, have been long revered by the Latin American Indians. Spanish and Portuguese explorers brought...

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Pineapples (Ananas comosus)

It is thought that the fruit was named pina by the Spanish due to the fruits resemblance to a...

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