Dragon Fruit / Pitaya / Pitahaya

Dragon fruit (Hylocereus) is also known as a pitaya and is a tropical plant that produces edible fruit. This is a fruit that is often seen in health food stores and it originates from several different places. Dragon fruit is used for food and medicine. Dragon fruit tastes wonderful! It’s sweet and crunchy, with a flavor similar to a kiwi and pear combination. It features a mouth-watering light sweet taste, an intense shape, and color, and the flower is striking and very fragrant. In addition to being tasty and refreshing, this beautiful fruit boasts a lot of water and other vital minerals with varied nutritional ingredients.

There are two different species, Hylocereus Undatus which has white flesh, and Hylocereus Polyrhizus which has red flesh. The flesh of the red dragon fruit is sweeter than white flesh varieties and has a beautiful vibrant red to purple color.

As with other fruits, you can keep these out at room temperature for several days so long as they’re uncut. Once cut, you should eat your dragon fruit immediately or store it in the fridge for a day or so until it begins to brown. If you’d like to slow the ripening of uncut dragon fruit, place it in a plastic bag and store it in the fridge. They’re prone to absorb flavors and odors from other foods, so the baggie will help prevent this.

Here are the nutrition facts for a serving of 3.5 ounces, or 100 grams (1Trusted Source):

Calories: 60
Protein: 1.2 grams
Fat: 0 grams
Carbs: 13 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Vitamin C: 3% of the RDI
Iron: 4% of the RDI
Magnesium: 10% of the RDI

The dragon fruit is best eaten by cutting the fruit in half and scooping the flesh out. Dragon fruits are deliciously chilled and can be served in fruit juices, fruit salads, smoothie, or made into jam. You can slice the dragon fruit, blend dragon fruit in a smoothie, eat dragon fruit with lemon or lime, and add dragon fruit to a fresh fruit salad. They can also be juiced and added to alcohol to make a very delicious tropical drink! Here are 3 delicious ways:

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Scoop It Out

Take the dragon fruit and cut it into half. Then using a spoon, scoop out the flesh and enjoy it fresh or you can even drizzle it with a little honey and have it as a mid-meal treat. The outer skin is inedible though, so avoid it.

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Slice It For Salads & Muesli

All you need to do is peel the scaly outer layer and then slice the inner flesh as per your liking. You can toss the pieces with other fruit slices to make a refreshing fruit salad. Or add it into your bowl of muesli containing bananas, nuts, and seeds.

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Dragon Fruit Smoothie

Once you have peeled the fruit, you can use the flesh to make breakfast smoothies and refreshing juices at home. Dragon fruit has a subtly sweet flavor which can be teamed with a whole range of ingredients, especially kiwi, pineapple, banana, strawberries, and oranges.

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Pitaya fruit stored with and without a perforated plastic
FOB PriceWhatsapp/Call us
Minimum Order Quantity by Sea20ft/40ft reefer container
Minimum Order Quantity by Air500 kg
Supply AbilityMore than 50 tons per month
TypeTropical fruit
StyleFresh
Cultivation Type
  • Conventional
  • Organic
Weight250 – 600 grams per piece. Customized size are welcome
GradeAAA (High Quality)
Maturity70-85% or Negotiable
ColorRed
TasteSweet, delicate taste. It is described as a cross between kiwi and pear, or kiwi and watermelon.
ShapeOval, elliptical, or pear-shaped
SpeciesHylocereus Polyrhizus
SeasonalityAll year supply
Peak SeasonOctober to March
Low SeasonApril to September
Storage Life28 – 35 days
Container Storage Temperature0-10°C. Optimum temperature 5°C, according to buyer requirement
Optimum Humidity85% – 90%, according to buyer requirement
Ventilation Setting for Containers15 m³/hr, according to buyer requirement
Modified / Controlled AtmosphereNo reported Controlled Atmosphere (CA) data are available
Place of OriginIndonesia
Payment Terms
  • Cash in Advance 100%
  • T/T 50% Down Payment & 50% after loading in Container
  • T/T 50% Down Payment & 50% after copy Bill of Lading
  • 100% LC At Sight
  • Negotiable
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  • FOB
  • CNF
  • CIF
Packaging DetailPacking with a perforated plastic bag (perforated with 1 cm holes), and corrugated cardboard boxes. 5-10 kg/carton, according to buyer requirement
Processing Time15 to 20 days
Port Loading
  • Port of Tanjung Priok, Jakarta
  • Port of Tanjung Emas, Central Java
  • Port of Tanjung Perak, East Java
  • Port of Belawan/Kuala Tanjung, North Sumatra
  • Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Banten
  • Jenderal Ahmad Yani International Airport, Central Java
  • Juanda International Airport, East Java
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  • Commercial Invoice & Packing List
  • Phytosanitary Certificate
  • Health Certificate
  • Certificate of Origin Form D
  • After the seller and buyer agree with T&C above then signing a contract
  • The seller will prepare the product, and then booking the container and manage the shipment schedule, and also inform the buyer of the schedule of loading in the preferred ship port, and the Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) in the destination port
  • The seller sends all documents to the buyer by email, after receiving all documents than the buyer pay the rest of payment
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  • The climate and the supporting temperature make numerous types of fruit grow with a fresher taste
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