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wiggy
03-01--2006, 07:36 PM
Has anyone on here heard of them? i love them but cant find any info on them anywhere - they are a fruit and they are orange on the outside - grown in Israel, but i cant find anything about them at all?

p.s has anyone noticed this forum is green?

Atomik
03-01--2006, 08:02 PM
Ooh, I love 'em! They seem to be really taking off at the mo. Sainsburys have 'em, and I saw them on the local market stall today. And the forum is green so people know it's the veggie forum! :broc:

Flibbertigibbet
04-01--2006, 08:42 PM
I ate one today which I bought in Asda......they are in most good fruit shops and all big supermarkets is also called permsimmon fruit

Whirler
04-01--2006, 08:44 PM
I find them too sweet personally but they work really well in smoothies. They have lots of vitamin A and some vit C :)

wiggy
04-01--2006, 09:07 PM
interesting - i used to buy them about 2 yrs ago from a little shop near me but it shut so i looked for them in super markets but tesco i think where selling them for £2.50 for 6!!!!! ahh well - they are lovely though

Starling
11-01--2006, 07:12 PM
My friend told me they smell a bit.. ummm.. gross :-/

Whirler
11-01--2006, 07:41 PM
My friend told me they smell a bit.. ummm.. gross :-/Do you believe everything your friend tells you?!? :whack:

Starling
11-01--2006, 08:52 PM
Ok, friends! :p I don't expect they smell as bad as durians though.

Gixer
12-01--2006, 10:11 PM
I bought some in Waitrose the other day, they were 2.99 for a pack of 6. Not cheap but the same price as a bar of green and blacks and I am trying to kick my chocolate habit, so I treated myself.

Joel
16-01--2006, 05:40 PM
oh god sharron fruits are ace, me and louise had one, and she kept it on her shelf for months and months untill it went black and hard...it was called tracy

stuoolong
12-02--2006, 10:23 PM
I'm currently eating my first one ever! Slightly messy to eat but delicious. I got 6 for 45p in the Morrisons reduced section.

rachel
13-02--2006, 11:22 AM
I just tried sharon fruits for the first time - so delicious. As for them smelling weird, i think papaya smell weird too - its to do with the enzymes in them i think. But they taste brilliant and really good for digestion.

Oracle
15-02--2006, 04:17 PM
Sharon fruits are soooo goood yummmm...

don't quote me on this, as it may be wrong, but I THINK i read somewhere that eating ots of them can actully be damaging to your liver and kidneys because of some chemical they have in them, I'll google it now and see what i can find.