Purple Passion Fruit
Passiflora Edulis Sims
This exotic fruit is very popular because it meets all the characteristics sought in the international market. It provides a different and exquisite taste, it is handled with competitive prices and is available throughout the year.
This exquisite fruit is mainly produced in the departments of Antioquia, Cundinamarca, Boyacá and Tolima.
Contenido por cada 100g de pulpa fresca:
The juice of the leaves and especially of the fruit contains alkaloids that lower blood pressure, have antispasmodic and sedative action. Researchers from the University of Florida have determined that the fruit extract has an antagonistic effect on cancer cells; This antagonistic effect is attributed to the carotenoids and polyphenols present in the fruit.
Equally, it reinforces the detoxification and purification of the colon and the organism, so it improves digestive functions, helps to fall asleep, benefits the reduction of stress levels, acts as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory, it is used in skin treatments , hair and nails, supports treatments for diseases such as degenerative arthritis, is the basis of several multivitamin supplements.
The Gulupa is a promising fruit and appetizing for its organoleptic characteristics of flavor and aroma (it is sweeter than passion fruit), which is why it is very desirable for consumption fresh, in juice or salads (without removing the seeds) and pulp sifted can be used to make jellies, jams, sauces, cocktails and ice creams, as well as juices and cookies.