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In Season Hog Plums | Barbados

A sweet delicious aroma, reminiscent of summer days and joyous times fill the air, as all around the island the delicious hog plum fruit changes colour and begins to ripen. Hog plums are a West Indian favourite and can only be found in tropical climates. The...

In Season: Passion Fruit | Barbados

There is no other fruit that screams Caribbean essence like the passion fruit. Not only is its rich bright colourful pulp pleasing to the eye, and its sweet aroma delightful to the nose, but it’s the tantalizing and explosive flavour of its fruity pulp that...

In Season: Mangoes | Barbados Fruit

The trees are filled with yellow, red and purple bursts of tropical goodness; the popular fruit stalls are heavily laden with the sweet, rich, golden deliciousness. This could only mean one thing: mangoes are in season! Mangoes are everywhere by the dozen and...

In Season: Fat Pork | Barbados Fruit

Summer is quickly approaching and tropical fruits are in full bloom! This is the best opportunity to taste all the amazing fruits Barbados has to offer. A very popular plum in high demand right now is the Chrysobalanus icaco, known locally as ‘fat pork.’ Don’t...

In Season: Gooseberries | Barbados fruits

When travelling it’s always an awesome idea to check out the local cuisine and experience the local foods that you’ve never tried before. As a tropical island, Barbados is host to a number of unique fruits that grow exclusively in hot climates; this makes your...

Butter Beans Loop Barbados

More commonly known as Romano Green Beans, butter beans are no doubt Barbadian favourite - even, the kids are in love with them. I remember growing up as a child and my grandmother smothering these beans with butter - it was the only vegetable I would devour...

Starfruit Barbados

Star fruit, more commonly known in Barbados as Five Finger, and scientifically referred to as Carambola, is in season this month. The fruit got its name "five finger" because of the five segments or star-shaped cross section. This short-trunked evergreen tree...

Dunks of Barbados

Often seen selling on the side of the roads and highways when in season, are these small tropical fruits commonly known as Dunks. These fruits come from a spiny evergreen tree/shrub and are oval in shape with a diameter of approximately 1"-2.5". The fruits when...

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