Frieda's Specialty Produce - Hachiya Persimmons

Overview

What is a Hachiya Persimmon?

  • Japanese Hachiyas are somewhat heart shaped with smooth skin of reddish-orange color. They have an astringent taste if immature, but have a sweet, spicy flavor when ripe.

How to Eat

  • Hachiyas must be very ripe to eat raw. Use them in your favorite dessert or canning recipes.

Health Benefits

  • Rich source of dietary fiber and low in fat.

How to Choose

  • Use ripe Hachiyas within a few days. Blemishes or black spots on skin do not affect the interior.

How to Store

  • Refrigerate ripe fruit up to 3 days.

Recipes