20 May '15, 7am

Most popular fruit in Vietnam: Mango, Mangosteen, Star apple and Durian

Most popular fruit in Vietnam: Mango, Mangosteen, Star apple and Durian

Vietnam, especially the southern region, is definitely the heaven of tropical fruits. The all-year-round heat nurtures and sweetens so many kinds of fruits that are different in colors and favors. Here is a special list of 11 fruits that are much loved by locals and by a lot of foreigners who have a chance to taste them. All of the fruits can be easily found in supermarkets, wet markets and grocery stores. There are also many street vendors who push small carts or use carrying poles to sell the fruits around most cities. 1. Xoài (mango) There are quite many varieties of mango in Vietnam, but the most famous is probably Hoa Loc mango from the Mekong Delta. It was originally grown in a small commune formerly known as Hoa Loc in Tien Giang Province. Hoa Loc mango is usually 350-450 grams in weight. It has an oval shape and the skin is light yellow when ripe. The flesh is also...

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