Exotic Fruits of East Africa

 

Fresh off the tree and either straight to the market or your mouth, tropical fruits are staples in the local diet. You will find many fruit vendors walking around with fresh slices of watermelon or pineapple and other seasonal fruits,. During my time in Kenya, I have noticed the most common selection include oranges, pineapple, purple passion fruit, yellow passion fruit, pawpaw (papaya), mango, bananas, red bananas, sweet mini bananas, watermelon, avocado, and pears. Other fruits make their way to market as well like apples, grapes, plums, strawberries, jackfruit, and coconuts (especially in coastal areas). 

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