Persimmons are available from May to June.
Store at room temperature. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Persimmons are the fruit of deciduous trees that originated in China where there are more than 200 varieties. They have been grown in New Zealand since 1873 and the fruit is exported mainly to Asia, Australia and Europe.
2 persimmon = 150g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity per 100 g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.3||0%||0.2|
|- saturated (g)||0.03||0%||0.02|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||23.9||8%||15.9|
|- sugars (g)||23.9||27%||15.9|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||3.9||13%||2.6|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||207||28% RDI*||138|
|Vitamin C (mg)||15||38% RDI*||10|
|Manganese (mg)||0.54||11% ESADDI**||0.36|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
**Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake
Source: FOODfiles 2016