Known as the 'King of fruits' in Southeast Asia, durian is renowned for its strong odor, thorn-covered husk, and custard-like flesh with a unique combination of sweet and savory flavors.
Native to West Africa, ackee is the national fruit of Jamaica. Its bright red pods reveal pear-shaped arils when ripe, but only the yellow arils are edible and often used in Jamaican cuisine.
Originating from Indonesia, salak is named for its reddish-brown scaly skin resembling snake scales. It has a crunchy texture and a sweet and tangy taste.
From Southeast Asia, rambutan is known for its hairy exterior resembling lychee. The translucent and juicy flesh has a mildly sweet flavor.
Unique to Brazil, jabuticaba grows directly on the trunk of the tree. The grape-like fruits have a sweet, white pulp used for jellies and wines.
With its vibrant pink or yellow skin and speckled flesh, dragon fruit is native to Central America but now grown in many countries. It has a mildly sweet taste and is rich in antioxidants.
Native to Africa, the kiwano is known for its spiky, orange skin and vibrant green, jelly-like interior. It tastes like a mix of cucumber, zucchini, and kiwifruit.