History and Facts:
Known also as Shaddock and Chinese grapefruit, this fruit originated in the Malaysia/Indochina region and is cultivated today in China and Japan. Pummelo is the largest of the citrus fruits with a shape that can be fairly round to slightly pointed at one end. It is sweeter than a grapefruit and can be eaten fresh. The skin is yellow and slightly bumpy; flesh ranges from pink to rose.
Pummelo has 70 calories per cup, and is a good source of vitamin C and potassium.
Pummelo should be stored in coolers, and kept dry. Customers can refrigerate, but should use quickly.
November through February