Pitahaya (Dragon fruit)
Pitahaya (Dragon Fruit)
Plant native to tropical and subtropical areas of America, it belongs to the cacti family. It has an ovoid shape, a striking colour and is covered with a scale-like appearance. This was what gave rise to its name in Hatian. The pitahaya attracts for its exoticism and convinces with its refreshing flavour, without forgetting its healthy properties. It has a variable weight between 200 and 400 grams. There are four general varieties: red white-fleshed, red red-fleshed, red purple-fleshed and yellow white-fleshed pitahaya. It is rich in water and fiber and has a low caloric content. It stands out above all for being a great source of antioxidant vitamins and essential minerals.