Originally from China where it was already observed 3 000 years ago, nectarine is considered to be a mutation of its peach ancestor. It ended up on European stalls during the 15th century through the Silk Road linking ther East to the West. Sweet, with a subtle aroma and very refreshing, what is sometimes called "shaved peach" or "fuzzless peach", due to its lack of fuzz or short hairs, is a real treat in summer days. Flat nectarines distinguish by their shape, their fuzz-free skin and high sugar content. Roughly rounded and squat with a sunken center at its stem end. When ripe, the creamy flesh is aromatic, juicy and tender-firm with a delicate melting quality.
Nectarines are good diet fruits as they barely contribute with energy (40 Kcal on average). Rich in vitamin B3 and carotene, beneficial properties include good skin health, digestion and intestinal transit. Minerals such as copper, zinc, fluorine, magnesium, potassium and calcium are also to be found in nectarines.
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|Certification:||Organic (Euro Organic)|
|Min. Weight:||2.5 KG|
|Est. # of Fruits:||19 - 20|
|Est. # of Unique Fruits:||1|
|* # of fruits is only an estimation that may change from time to time. On the other hand, we make sure that minimum weight is respected.|