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General Produce

Passion Fruit

Passion Fruit
Common Packs:

Single-layer tray packs (various counts)

Bulk cartons

Receiving Inspecting:

Good quality passion fruits should be large and heavy. Wrinkled or shriveled skin is a sign of ripe fruit and does not indicate poor quality. When
ripe and ready to eat, passion fruit skin should be very wrinkled, brittle, and almost black.

Storage Handling:

Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)

  • 45-50° F/7-10° C
  • 85-95% relative humidity
21 to 28 days.

Chill injury displays as water-soaked spots and accelerated decay; do not store below 45° F/7° C.

Usage Ideas:

  • Add passion fruit pulp to smoothies, cocktails, and fruit punches.
  • Stir passion fruit pulp into jasmine rice pudding, top cheesecakes, and fold into whipped cream.
Seasonal Availability:

Major production areas include California and New Zealand.