Dreamy flavor, amazing color, crazy shape… These whimsical beauties (dragon fruit) are exactly what today’s generation craves. And we’ve got a year-round supply from across the globe. They’re just one of more than 37 special tropical fruits in our produce storybook. Here’s what you need to know:

Frieda's Specialty Produce - Dragon FruitFrieda's Specialty Produce - Dragon FruitNicaragua Red Dragon Fruit
Available: June to November
Typically round shape; frequently smaller sized fruits, often with shorter leaves. While not the most attractive variety, they have excellent flavor and consistent internal color.
Flavor: Sweet, luscious red magenta flesh; perfect for smoothies and juicing.
Pack: 10 lb
Cs/Pallet: 112
PLU: 3040
Frieda's Specialty Produce - Dragon FruitFrieda's Specialty Produce - Dragon FruitVietnam Dragon Fruit
Available: Year-round (irradiated)
Typically white flesh; large, attractive fruits; Stem ends waxed to extend shelf life. (Red flesh is also available.)
Flavor: Mildly sweet and slightly earthy.
Pack: 10 lb
Cs/Pallet: 112
PLU: 3040
Frieda's Specialty Produce - Dragon FruitFrieda's Specialty Produce - Dragon FruitFrieda's Specialty Produce - Dragon FruitIsrael Pitaya
Available: July to March
Overall, these Pitaya have the BEST flavor! Appearance of fruit varies throughout the season (multiple seed varieties are used). Available in red and white flesh colors; red and yellow skin colors. During the winter, the "pine-cone" shaped red-flesh variety is prevalent.
Flavor: Super-sweet flavor and vivid color! Excellent quality.
Pack: 4 kg
Cs/Pallet: 120
PLU: 3040 (Yellow: 3319)
Frieda's Specialty Produce - Dragon FruitFrieda's Specialty Produce - Dragon FruitUSA Dragon Fruit
Available: June to August
Grown in California and Florida, the USA crop produces a smaller, more limted volume. If Mother Nature is kind, domestic growers yeild excellent fruit.
Flavor: Great flavor, especially red flesh!
Pack: 10 lb
Cs/Pallet: 121
PLU: 3040

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