The maracuyá, parcha, parchita, passion fruit or burucuyá (Passiflora edulis) is one of the fruits produced and packaged by the company Belarminio Ramirez e Hijos. With own farms, located in the mountains of Jarabacoa productive.
Passion fruit is commonly used in drinks, being rich in nutrients and vitamins.
It has enough citric acid and moderate amounts of vitamin C. It is rich in nicotinamide, a vitamin B group vitamins
Nutritional value: 75 Kcal, Vitamin B12 700 IU vitamin A, vitamin C 20 mg and 1.5 mg per 100g serving.
Trivia: The name of passion fruit is due to its flower, called Passion Flower: missionaries believed discover symbols of Christ’s Passion in their stamens, style and chalice.