INFOGRAPH – Friday Fruit Facts (#007) – Miracle Fruit

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INFOGRAPH – Friday Fruit Facts (#006) – Jackfruit

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INFOGRAPH – Friday Fruit Facts (#005) – Mangosteen

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INFOGRAPH – Friday Fruit Facts (#004) – Pineapple

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INFOGRAPH – Friday Fruit Facts (#003) – Noni

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INFOGRAPH: Friday Fruit Facts (#002) – Dragon Fruit

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INFOGRAPH: Friday Fruit Facts (#001) – Rambutan

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Ramadan: Spruce up your diet with tropical fruits

TFNet’s Project Officer, Arifurrahman Rusman, offers insights into the necessity of creating healthier Ramadan diets through the inclusion of a variety of tropical fruits.   It’s been almost 2 weeks since Ramadan began. While dates and watermelons are highly favored for that quick burst of energy and quenching of thirst, why don’t we add more [...]

The Global Banana Ruckus – Face off with the Fusarium Wilt

by Dorothy Chandrabalan   The global banana industry, valued at $36 billion is facing its greatest enemy in the form of the Banana Fusarium Wilt disease, colloquially known as the ‘Panama disease’. The destructive fungus infects the roots of banana plants causing the wilting of its leaves. In 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization of [...]

Fruitful All Over: a tribute to TFNet

A poem by Dr. Arturo M. Alegado, Dean, Bataan Peninsula State University   During the gathering of fruit enthusiasts With a group of minds having the same insights In the promotion of fruit all throughout To produce fruits, the best food of life.   With the Philfruit Association Symposium Various ideas were unveiled and known [...]

Jackfruit finds a company

by Shree Padre, Kannur   After studying India’s scattered jackfruit industry for more than a year, Subhash Koroth, 32, finally decided to take the plunge. This May, he invested Rs 1 crore of his own money and started India’s first formal jackfruit company, Artocarpus Foods Pvt. Ltd., at Taliparamb, near Kannur, in Kerala.   The company [...]

PHOTOS: Delicious Vietnamese fruit for export

Source: Vietnam Net