Grown on a small family farm in the tropical regions of Thailand, dragon fruit is sustainably harvested from a night-blooming cactus. Also known as pitaya, the cactus has arm-like vines with flowers. The exotic-looking fruit is produced when the flowers are pollinated from nocturnal creatures such as bats. The hallmark of the dragon fruit is its sweet, pulpy center, distinctively speckled with tiny black seeds. Extreme care is taken to remove the nutrient-packed pulp before it is sliced sun dried for packaging.
This nutritional powerhouse is high in Omega 3’s, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B and contains key minerals including iron, magnesium and phosphorus. Dragon fruit also contains many antioxidants including phytoalbumins and lycopene. Additionally, this amazing fruit is low in calories and is metabolized as a complex carbohydrate which provides you with more energy throughout the day.
The unique chewy texture has notes of sweet and tart flavors similar to a pear or kiwi. Navitas Naturals convenient dried fruit snack is the perfect snack on the go. Elevate your meals with flavor by sprinkling some over oatmeal, salad greens or ice cream.
Navitas Naturals specializes in organic and wild-crafted functional foods and strives to lead the industry in this expanding market. Health conscious consumers choose their nutrient rich products because they are not only incredibly healthy but free of Trans fat and additives too. Grab a bag and enjoy a slice of Thai!