by Alice Otchere Johnson, at 07:00 pm, July 17, 2018, Foodie Friday

Native African fruits that have created million-dollar industries outside the continent

Marula fruit -- Photo Credit:

The continent of Africa is blessed with diverse cultures and tribes that are unique in their own way. Fruits are no exception. Apart from the fruits popularly known to be grown in Africa such as oranges, pineapples, pear, among others which are also exported annually, there are some native African fruits that are not as popular locally but have become lucrative for business outside the continent.

These fruits have become the proverbial prophets given honor elsewhere but in their home. Scroll through to learn about these native African fruits that are raking considerable revenue outside the continent.


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