The pitahaya is a cactus plant, and as such, resistant to drought.
Like all FG fruits, its production is also located in our farms in Moguer, Gibraleón-San Bartolomé and in Niebla-Valverde, our products are from Huelva.
Also called Dragon Fruit, it complements our offer of exotic fruits. FG produces a pitahaya of exceptional size, with a plus of flavor, so its delight is exquisite.
Freshness on the palate, an intense red, white, or pink bite, with its scaly skin that resembles that of a dragon, but with a soft and pleasant pulp that produces a natural sensation and transports us to the smell of grass and wild flowers.
Pitahaya helps in the creation of red blood cells. 90% of the fruit is composed of water and is rich in iron, calcium and phosphorus; it also contains vitamins B, C and E. It is rich in fiber, which is why it helps intestinal transit. Great energy value, Recommended to recover after any physical effort.
Garrido’s Family opens its range with the Pitahaya and extends the offer of tropical and exotic to the satisfaction of all its customers and consumers
BENEFITS AND PROPERTIES
The pitahaya is a fruit that provides multiple benefits to our health, these are related to its antioxidant capacity and its amount of vitamins and minerals so important for the protection of our body.
This fruit is also known as dragon fruit due to the similarity of its shell with the scales of these mythological beings.
- Protects the organism. Due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities, it prevents the damage caused to our cells by free radicals and prevents the onset of chronic diseases.
- Strengthens the bones. Thanks to its magnesium, calcium and phosphorus content, very important minerals for bone strengthening, they strengthen bones and prevent diseases such as osteoporosis, it also favors the development of children’s bones.
- Lowers cholesterol. This is due to its fiber content, which, apart from promoting digestion and intestinal transit, prevents the absorption of cholesterol, as well as providing antitoxins.
- Improves the immune system. Thanks to its content of vitamin C and antioxidants, it increases our body’s response capacity against viruses.