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Fuyu persimmon: fruit for export rich in vitamins

Persimmon is a fruit originally from China and Japan, but it quickly adapted in Brazil due to the tropical climate. There are several types of persimmon available for consumption. But, all are similar to the shape of the tomato and have a large amount of water in their composition.

The taste is sweet and its texture can vary from soft to firm. The shell is usually very delicate. Persimmons with the softest consistency contain a substance known as tannin and can give you that "mouth-tightening" feeling because they inhibit saliva. Therefore, they should be consumed more mature. Persimmon has about 70 kcal in 100 g and is rich in important nutrients for the body.

The bright orange-red fruit is an excellent source of vitamin A, C and fiber. It also has mineral salts such as calcium, iron and phosphorus, magnesium, manganese and zinc. It also contains lycopene, beta-carotene and a large amount of fructose (sugar) so it is usually a very sweet fruit.

Persimmon is a reddish-orange fruit known for its sweet taste and tomato resemblance. It can be eaten fresh, dried or cooked and is commonly used in jams, drinks, pies and puddings. But what a lot of people don't know is that persimmon can provide many health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, preventing cardiovascular disease and providing antioxidants.

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