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Pepino

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Pepino is a yellow oval shaped fruit with purple brown stripes about as big as an apple. The flesh is yellow, juicy and soft. There are lots of small seeds in the centre of the fruit. Because of the sweet fresh taste the fruit is also called melon-pear. The skin and the seeds are not edible.
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Jan Pepino available in January
Feb Pepino available in February
Mar Pepino available in March
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May Pepino available in May
Jun Pepino available in June
Jul Pepino available in July
Aug Pepino available in August
Sept Pepino available in September
Oct Pepino available in October
Nov Pepino available in November
Dec Pepino available in December

Pepino tips

When ripe?

A ripe pepino is yellow and gives a bit when you carefully push the skin with your fingers.

temp of Pepino

Storage advice

Pepino is kept in the fridge.


How to cut a Pepino?

Slice the fruit vertically in half. Remove the seeds in the centre. Cut the pepino in slices or scoop the flesh out.
The skin doesn’t usually get eaten.


How to eat this?

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  • A fresh addition to your salad.
  • Delicious fried as a side dish with fish.
  • Nice: pepino pastry.

Recipes with Pepino

Pepino pizza
Pepino pizza
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Cod fillets with baked pepino
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Pepino pizza
Pepino pizza
Pepino pastry
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Cod fillets with baked pepino
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Origin EAT ME Pepino

Pepino - EcuadorEcuador

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Nature's Pride Foundation

This foundation was established to finance local projects in communities where they grow our unique fruit and vegetables. The aim is to stimulate economic growth of small farmers, pack house employees and their families.

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