Avocado Pear

Jamaican local avocados originate from the Dominican Republic and are medium to large pear-shaped fruits. The skin is usually smooth and easy to peel, and will stay green even when the fruit is fully ripe. The yellow flesh has a sweet buttery flavour

Black Sapote

Black Sapote is a species of the Persimmon family bearing a large green fruit similar to a star apple that can weigh up to 1kg. The fruit still remains green when ripe and the flesh changes from yellow to a deep brown with a pudding-like consistency


Breadfruit stems from the tree of the mulberry family and its large fruits are a favourite staple food of Jamaica. Breadfruit contains considerable amounts of starch and may be roasted, baked, boiled, fried or ground into flour

Caribbean Cherry

Jamaican cherries are small in size with a green skin that transforms to yellow and red when mature. The flesh is yellow-red with yellow seeds dispersed throughout the fruit. Jamaican cherries have a crisp, juicy texture and a sweet tartish flavour


Coconuts grow in abundance on the island of Jamaica thanks to its tropical Caribbean climate. Harvested young and green ensures the flesh is sweet and creamy. Perfectly refreshing and satiating


Very popular in Jamaica, this fruit is the main ingredient of guava jelly known on the island as guava cheese. As guavas ripen, they turn from green to yellow and all parts can be eaten – although their pink flesh is littered with tiny edible seeds


Guineps are small, sweet fruits which are very popular in Jamaica. The fruit grows in bunches and has a lime green skin. The jelly-like flesh varies in colour from orangey yellow to salmon pink and can sometimes have a tart undertone


Jackfruit is the largest fruit weighing between 7 and 20kg per fruit. Despite its intimidating green spiny skin, the jackfruit welcomes your taste buds to an exotic burst of flavours, including hints of mango, pineapple and banana

Jamaican Apple

Jamaican Apple is refreshing and delicious because of its high water content and its balanced sweetness. The flesh ranges in texture from crispy to soft and sponge-like. It has a mild sweetish flavour