New Zealand passionfruit are available from February to July.
Store at room temperature. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Passionfruit are native to the Amazon region in Brazil. They were named by Spanish missionaries after the “Passion of Christ” who thought the plant’s flower resembled religious symbols. It was first grown commercially in New Zealand in Kerikeri in the 1920s.
2 passionfruit = 36g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity per 100 g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||0%||0.5|
|- saturated (g)||0.0||0%||0.0|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||2.7||1%||7.4|
|- sugars (g)||2.7||3%||7.4|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||5.0||17%||13.9|
|Vitamin C (mg)||7.2||18% RDI*||20.0|
|Vitamin E (mg)||1.1||11% RDI *||3.0|
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)
Source: FOODfiles 2016