Foodie Friday July 11, 2019 at 04:00 pm

5 rare mouth-watering fruits from Africa you would love to try

Nii Ashaley Asé Ashiley | Contributor

Nii Ashaley Asé Ashiley July 11, 2019 at 04:00 pm

July 11, 2019 at 04:00 pm | Foodie Friday

Kiwano melon -- Image source:

Pre-historic Africans dwelt mainly on wild fruits, berries and hunted game for their nutritional needs. As the population expanded with the decline of the Ice-age, Africans of old took to planting the seeds of the fruits they acquired from the wild. This was the beginning of domestication.

Thus in Africa, there is a respectable natural collection of rare fruits with copious amounts of vitamins and other beneficial nutrients as well as medicinal benefits.

Here are some sweet juicy fruits particularly native to the African continent.


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