• Avocado

    Avocado, or alligator pear, is native to Central Mexico and in the same family as cinnamon, camphor and bay leaves. They can be pear shaped, ovoid or spherical. Avocadoes are not sweet; rather, they are fat, with a subtle but distinct flavour and have a smooth, almost creamy texture. This fruit is rich in protein, … lire la suite

  • Coconut

    Coconut is in the palm family. Its name comes from 16th-century Portuguese and Spanish “cocos” meaning “smiling faces” because of the three holes found in the coconut bark that make it look like a face. Despite its name, it is not a nut but a drupe. It is different from other fruit because it contains coconut … lire la suite

  • Lime

    Lime is a round, green citrus. It is cultivated year-round, is smaller and sourer than a lemon. Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C; they help fight cancer and lower cholesterol levels. We carry a seedless Persian lime variety ideal for cooking, limeade, drinks and desserts.

  • Panela – Brown cane sugar

    Panela is a non-refined sugar made from dehydrated sugarcane without any chemical additives. This traditional process allows for conservation of vitamins, minerals and vegetal fibres. It has low saccharose levels and is even a good sugar for cavity control. SS-Frutas’ panela sugar has a caramel taste and a melting texture. It can be used exactly … lire la suite

  • Plantain Crisps

    Made from thinly sliced, lightly fried and seasoned plantain slices, this snack is very popular across much of South America and the Caribbean. They can easily be found pre-packaged in local grocery stores, sold by street vendors or homemade. These tasty chips have a flavour more akin to potato chips than banana chips. They can … lire la suite

  • Red Mango

    The Tommy Atkins mango variety is the most popular on the market and the biggest commercial culture in the Americas. It has a beautiful and appetizing red coloring, which gives it its name. It has a very long life and can handle more manipulation than other types of mangoes. We provide a selection of different … lire la suite

  • Yellow Mango (Ataulfo variety)

    Ataulfo mangoes, commonly called yellow mangoes, have a slightly oblong shape and a golden colouring. It has smooth texture, without fibrousness, and a small, flat seed. Its flesh is a dark golden yellow, with a sweet, rich, spicy taste. Despite being popularized only recently, it has become the second most sold type of mango in … lire la suite

  • Yucca

    Yucca, also known as manioc or cassava, is a starchy tuberous root. It is a major source of carbohydrates. It is native to South America and cultivated in tropical and sub-tropical regions, where it is the third most important source of carbohydrates. This root is long and tapered, with an easily removed bark. There is … lire la suite

  • Yucca chips

    Yucca is a tropical root vegetable also known by the name manioc or cassava. Gluten-free and nutrient-rich, it is the base of the diet of millions across the world. It is rich in starch and less fatty than potato. Our tasty yucca chips are a good source of vitamin C and fibre. They are cooked … lire la suite