Almost part of any Filipino childhood is eating the organic fruit snack, aratilis. Also known as the mansanitas (tiny apples) in my province, its scientific name is Muntingia calabura.
There are several kinds of mangoes in the world. But there is one unique kind of mango that captured the hearts of many people.
Coconut water comes from the coconut fruit which is from the coconut palm. The coconut tree is a native from SouthEast Asia and is famously known for its fruit that contains a highly nutritious water called the coconut water or juice.
The Star Fruit (Averrhoa carambola Linn.), also known as Balimbing, is a fruit full of wonders commonly found these days in the Philippines.
Lanzones, Lansium domesticum, is an antioxidant fruit native in Southeast Asia. It is commonly grown in Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Carrying real fruit is also an option but it is heavier than freeze drying fruits that are packed in resealable containers.